Jimmie Don Golden, age 65, of Mena passed away Monday, December 7, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas.
Jimmie was born in Mena, Arkansas on December 19, 1949 to the late James Golden and the late Virgie Pettit Golden. He was happily married to Barbara Harrison Golden for 47 years and worked at Brodix for 34 years in Research and Development. Jimmie enjoyed working on cars and motors, which is one of the reasons he loved his job. Most of all he enjoyed fishing with family and friends or just being alone with the fish and water. He enjoyed telling his fish stories to all. Jimmie dearly loved his family and was a hard worker. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to all who knew him.
He is survived by wife, Barbara Harrison Golden of Mena, Arkansas; daughters, Lisa and Les Reed of Lincoln, Arkansas, Angel and Jason Morrison of Hodgen, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Dakota, Madison, Trey and Gatlen; siblings, Douglas and Betty Golden of Mena, Arkansas, Hilda and Douglas Dupwe of Little Rock, Arkansas, Helen and Kenn Curry of Omaha, Nebraska, and Heather Golden of Omaha, Nebraska.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Virgie Golden.
Funeral service will be Friday, December 11, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in The Crossing Church with Brother Victor Rowell officiating under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena. Visitation is general.
Pallbearers will be Todd Hansard, Bruce Busch, Jeff Brotherton, Chris Batten, Jeremy Miller, Kevin McDaniel and Cory Allen.
Honorary pallbearers are Clay Golden, Bobby Phillips, Marcus Rath, Norman Wilhite, Gary Richmond, Jimmy Golden, Dave Rotter, Rodney Parker, Steve Barton and J. V. Brotherton.