Ira Paul Golden, 87, left this world to rejoin his loving wife, Vivian and to be with our Lord and Savior on March 4, 2014. Born September 17, 1926 in Barbour, WV, Paul lived most of his life in the Akron, Ohio area. He worked over 40 years as a laborer for Goodyear and dedicated his time to helping out anyone who needed an extra hand. His devotion was serving at his church the Kent Church of Christ. Preceded in death by his parents George and Blanche Golden, and his siblings Elizabeth Phillips, Madge Rhoades, Bertsel Golden, Wanda Vanzandt, Christine Bissett, Dorothy Jones, C. Beltran Golden Sr., Charlotte Corley and his wife Vivian Davis Golden.
He is survived by his 3 children, Darlene Whitis, George (Debby) Golden, and Bertsel (Diane) Golden Sr., six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Visitation Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Hecker Funeral Home, 13151 Cleveland Ave. NW, Uniontown, OH 44685, where funeral services will be held Friday 12 noon with Steve Chapman officiating. For those wishing, memorials may be made in his name to the Kent Church of Christ, 319 S. Depeyster St., Kent, Ohio 44240. Burial Hillside Memorial Park.
(Hecker Funeral Home 330 699-2600, RC 3-5 & 6-14)