Johnnie Golden Starks
1930 - 2019
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Johnnie Golden Starks, age 88, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 3, 2019. Born in Grenada, Mississippi on October 18, 1930, Johnnie moved to Gary, Indiana in 1956 and joined Christ Temple Church of Christ (Holiness) U.S.A., where he served as a Deacon. Johnnie served eight years in the Army and was employed for U.S. Steel, retiring after 37 and a half years of service. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Doris Nell Starks of 53 years, parents, Roy and Emma Starks and eight siblings. He is survived by his three sons: Johnny, Kelvin, and Kenneth, and a multitude of other family and friends. Visitation Friday, February 8, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. with family hour from 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11:00 a.m. all services at Christ Temple Church of Christ (Holiness) U.S.A., 4201 Washington Street. Dr. Dale L. Cudjoe officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.

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Published in Post-Tribune from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7, 2019.
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February 12, 2019
My thoughts are with you, Ken and your family, during this difficult time.
Li Boyer
February 11, 2019
Ken and Pam and the rest of your family, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Mr. Starks now is in the presence of the Lord! Glory to God! Bless you, family!
Deborah Simmons
February 9, 2019
My condolences to the Starks family from a friend and co-worker Johnny Rest In Peace.
Jerome Hicks
February 8, 2019
Sending condolences from your St. Louis family, sorry that we were not able to make it know that you are loved you were a very special man & will be missed .... with love from your nieces & nephews
February 8, 2019
I will always have great memories. One gentleman and family member that inspired me as a young adult.

Thanks, Unc

Wil Willis
February 8, 2019
Pam and Ken, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Sonja Guinan
February 8, 2019
Pam and Ken, my compassion and condolences are shared with the Starks family for the loss of Johnnie Golden Starks. I will keep your family in my thoughts and prayers as you share in his legacy and embrace with family during this season.
Roland Brent
February 7, 2019
To: The Starks Family

Because we care, your heart must hold deep sadness to the loss of the one you love, praying God will sustain you.
Leontyne Wheeler
February 7, 2019
We are all going to miss you Uncle Johnnie. You were such a good man. This has been hard for Dad, but he just said tonight that you knew how much he loved you. Rest well Unc....
LaTonia Starks-Dixon
February 7, 2019
We'll always cherish the memory of Uncle Johnny. He listened to our ideas and was concerned about us setting goals. He has joined the love of his life. Rest in heaven, you lived well.
Cassandra/Lawrence Tyson
February 7, 2019
To: Johnny, Ken, Kelvin and Family
I'm sorry I couldn't be with you today, but I pray that you will be comforted by The Master's love. Uncle Johnny was a very special person to our family. May he rest in peace. Love you dearly
Your cousin
Connie Lamb
February 7, 2019
MY thought an prayers are with you an all of your family, at this time of grieving..
Please know the Lord our God is with you an will carry you threw this difficult time..
Lee Snelgrove
February 7, 2019
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February 7, 2019
I will truly miss you Rest well my friend. No more wondering if the lighthouse will shine on you .... it's shining real bright!
JoAnne Marcus
February 7, 2019
Thanks for being a great uncle .... I love you dearly!!! Give Fluffy a hug for me and tell her I miss her so much !!! You did a great job unc now u can finally Rest In Peace....
Candace Rodgers
February 7, 2019
Ken, Pam, and all of the family, we would like to express our heartfelt condolences for the loss of Johnnie Golden Starks. You and your family are in our thoughts, our hearts, and in our prayers during this difficult time. Love the Marks Family..Chris, Courtney, Cai, and Christopher
Christopher Marks
February 7, 2019
I love you uncle johnnie you will be missed I was crazy about you I am still crazy about you until we meet again uncle until we meet again until save me a spot say hi to my mom for me Rest In Peace
Stephanie Hulitt
February 6, 2019
It is with heartfelt sympathy that we extend our condolences to the JOHNNY STARKS FAMILY.
Bro. Starks was a true friend to the THAXTON FAMILY and his acts of love will NEVER be forgotten. It is with hope that as time goes by, cherished memories will help bring comfort and inner peace to the family.

You will remain in our hearts and prayers.

February 6, 2019
To Johnny,Kelvin & Kenneth

We the members of the Chandler/Wesley family wish to express our deep condolence. We will never forget Deacon Starks. He was a very caring and kind man. We will always remember the joy he displayed when serving others, a true example of Philippians 2:1-4. May God grant him eternal rest.

The Chandler/Wesley Family
Sharon, Edith and Wayne
Edith Chandler
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