Obituary: Robert Lewis Golden

September 14, 1927 – November 24, 2019

Robert Lewis Golden, 92, of Bedford, passed away on Sunday, November 24, 2019, at IU Hospital in Bedford.

Born September 14, 1927, in Bedford, Indiana, he was the son of Clyde E. and Geneva (Silvers) Golden. He married Phyllis Fay Asbury on July 7, 1950, and she preceded him in death on May 20, 2014.

Robert was a WWII Army Veteran and later retired from Crane. He was a lifetime member of NRA and attended Faith Mission Church.

Surviving include his seven children, Jennifer (Scott) Hiles of Bedford, John S. (Julia) Golden of Kansas, Robbi (Jack) Blanton of Bedford, Joetta (Terry) Osborne of Mitchell, Leann (Dale) Belcher of Mitchell, Philip (Roxann) Golden of Mitchell, Timothy D. (Lisa) Golden of Mitchell; 19 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and one brother, John Ervin Golden.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, with Pastor Aaron Wardlaw officiating. Burial will be at Knott Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at the funeral home.

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