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Bobby George Golden

January 28, 1950 — November 19, 2015

Bobby George Golden, of Groesbeck, passed away at his home on Thursday, November 19, 2015, at age 65. Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 22, 2015, from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Groesbeck Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, November 23, 2015, at the First Baptist Church of Groesbeck, with Dr. Tod Tanner and Rev. Clayton Griggs officiating. Music will be provided by Charlyn Stacy, niece, accompanied by JoAnn Stone. Burial will follow in the Thornton Cemetery with Jeff Hutcheon, nephew, officiating. Pallbearers will be Robert Ledlow, Garland Braune, Mike Williams, Johnny Wilson, Jim Hunter, and Ron Bates. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Wayne Golden, Joe Rosas, Ron Franks, and Jim Tubbs. Bobby George Golden was born January 28, 1950 in Meridian, TX. At that time, his family was living on a ranch at Cranfills Gap, and they moved to Clifton when he was two years old. He graduated from Clifton High School in 1968. Although Bobby played all sports, football was a big part of his high school years. He was an All-State Center on the 1967 CHS football team, played middle linebacker on defense, and was the kicker when the team went to the State Finals. He was also named to the Super Centex Football Team. Bobby graduated from Tarleton State College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1972. After graduation, Bobby went to work for Texas Farm Bureau as a Claims Adjuster. During the same time, he also played on the Semi-Pro football team, San Antonio Eagles. Bobby married Karon Beard on June 30, 1979 in the First Baptist Church of Groesbeck. Bobby was baptized at the First Baptist Church of Clifton in 1962. He joined the First Baptist Church of Groesbeck after moving to Groesbeck. Bobby served as a Deacon for First Baptist Church in Groesbeck. He also served on the Groesbeck ISD Board of Trustees and the Groesbeck Housing Authority Board. After working a few years for Walls Mfg., he went back to work for Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Co. He accepted the Claims Adjuster position in the Groesbeck office, where he worked until his retirement in January 2005. Bobby remained active in sports at Groesbeck by playing softball, tennis, and golf. He loved the game of golf and the time he spent on the course with his friends. Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, Howard West “Sonny” Golden and Bama Maurice “Reecie” Golden; in-laws, Horace and Neva Beard; and brothers-in-law, Donald Bearden and Charles Carr. He is survived by his loving wife, Karon Golden of Groesbeck; sister, Sue Bearden of Aurora, CO.; niece Sherri Hutcheon and husband Jeff and great niece, Lindsey Hutcheon and great nephew, Pete Hutcheon, all of Castle Pines, CO.; aunt, Jo Robards and her family. Bobby is also survived by his extended family of three sisters-in-law: Betty Thompson, Judy Carr, and Sharon Potter and husband Don. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews: Terry Thompson and children, Blake Thompson, Charlyn Stacy and husband Murray and girls, Bradley Carr and wife Rebecca and children, Chad Carr and wife Amanda and boys, Jamie Colvert and husband Jeremy and children, and Greg Potter and wife Maddie and children. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church (306 N. Ellis, Groesbeck, TX 76642) or Thornton Cemetery Association (P. O. Box 157, Thornton, TX 76687.)
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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Groesbeck

306 N Ellis St, Groesbeck, TX 76642

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