William Loyd Golden


Loyd Golden, 89 year old Woodward resident, died Saturday, December 22, 2018 at his home in Woodward. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 27, 2018 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Fairlawn Cemetery, Ft. Supply with the United States Army providing military graveside rites.

William Loyd Golden was born on July 25, 1929 south of Fort Supply, Oklahoma to Samuel Edward Sr. and Ida Mae (Thomas) Golden. Loyd grew up in and around Fort Supply and graduated from Fort Supply High School in 1948. He was inducted into the United States Army in June of 1950 and received a medical discharge in 1952.

Loyd worked at several farm related jobs until going to work for Western State Hospital where he worked for 34 years before retiring. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, reading western books, and watching western movies.

He was a member of the Lions Club, Civic Club, American Legion, VFW, and was a Charter Life Member of the North American Hunting Club. Loyd enjoyed spending time with his family, friends, and spending time outdoors.

He is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Sue Bishop of the home; sons: Carroll Edward Golden and wife Sharon of Magna, Utah, Barnett Golden; four grandchildren: Shasta McWhorter and husband Allen of Arnett, Joseph Edward Golden and wife Lynn of Copperas Cove, Texas, Trevor Dale Golden of Salt Lake City, Utah, Nicole Marie Golden of Dallas, Texas; three great-grandchildren, Celestina Calvillo, Annie Calvillo, Ricky Calvillo; one great-great-grandson, Mason William Calvillo; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Samuel and Tom Golden and sister Pearl Ann Golden.

Remembrances may be shared online at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com
Published on December 29, 2018
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