Eugene (Gene) Joseph Golden III

Friday, March 9, 2018

Eugene (Gene) Joseph Golden III, 68, of rural Nevada died on March 7, at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin. He was born May 28, 1949, to Eugene J. Golden, Jr. and Glorianne (McGinn) Golden in Chicago, Ill. He married Brenda L. Brown on June 10, 1972, in Carbondale, Ill.

He is survived by his wife, son and daughters, James W. Golden, Amber Golden and Christi Good; his brother, Christopher Golden, of Chicago; two grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and one cousin.

Family visitation will be Sunday, March 11, at Ferry Funeral Home at 4 p.m.

Services are to be held at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 12, with the Rev. Hubert Fox officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery east of Nevada, near Dederick. The family will receive friends from 4-5 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested in his memory to the First Baptist Church in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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