Becky A. Golden
61, of Dover died Saturday evening, June 29, 2013 in the Oak Point Nursing Home in Baltic following a twelve year battle with Alzheimer's Disease. Becky was a former employee of the Deli Department at Walmart in New Philadelphia until illness forced her retirement.
Born July 21, 1951 in Dover, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Eleanor (McComb) Gribble. In addition to her parents, she was preceded by two brothers, Ernest "Bud" Gribble and Jerry Reicker; two sisters and brothers in law, Ginny (Ronnie) Smith and Maxine (Bob) Whitman.
Becky was an active member of the Dover VFW Ladies Auxiliary where she served as a Past President and was on the Color Guard unit that won the Ohio State Championship for seven consecutive years. She enjoyed bowling and bowled in the former Kinser Lanes League for several years. She was also a former member of the Pythian Sisters. She always looked forward to traveling with her husband, Corky all over the country at 17 USS Essex Reunions and assisting her husband with swimming instruction at the former Dover Moose.
She will be sadly missed by her husband James "Corky" Golden Jr. with whom she would have celebrated 34 years this August 20; three children, Debra (Brad) Sayre, Lisa McConnell and Thomas (Alicia) McConnell all of Dover; six brothers and sisters, Mack Gribble and companion, Linda and Terry (Carol) Gribble all of Dover, Larry (Barb) Gribble and Mary Wiles both of Newcomerstown, Doris (Richard) Mussman of Foley, Alabama and Helen (Robert) Ortwin of Los Angeles, Calif.; along with 16 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and two soon to be expected great- grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory at Dover on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 from 4-6 p.m. with a reception to follow in the Toland-Herzig Monarch Center. Cremation will follow the visitation and she will be laid to rest in the Dover Burial Park. Those unable to attend or who may wish to express a fond memory of Becky may sign the online guestbook by visiting the "obituaries and flowers" link on the funeral home website at www.tolandherzig.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the
, 408 9th St. S.W., Canton, Ohio 44707.
Toland-Herzig Funeral Homes & Crematory
803 N Wooster Ave Dover, OH 44622
Published in The Times Reporter on July 2, 2013