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Obituaries

  • William Joseph Golden Jr.

    William Joseph Golden Jr.

William Joseph Golden Jr., 55

April 9, 2015

William Joseph Golden Jr.

William Joseph Golden Jr.

William Joseph Golden Jr., 55, of Engle­wood passed away Thurs­day, April 9, 2015, at Lee Memo­r­ial Hos­pi­tal, after being involved in a auto acci­dent on Easter Sunday.

Born Aug. 21, 1959, in San Anto­nio, Texas, to William Joseph Golden Sr. and Sharon Kalkhoff, he served in the U.S. Army from 1977 until 1981. Bill has been a world trav­eler most of his life and, as a res­i­dent of Engle­wood for the last 10 years, he was the owner of the Savan­nah Cat Char­ters. For a time, Bill was a dri­ver for All Amer­i­can Trans­porta­tion in Punta Gorda.

Bill was a fre­quent caller on WENG-1530 and 1580-Ken Love­joy in Punta Gorda, and was affec­tion­ately known at Mili­tia Bill.

He is sur­vived by his father and step­mother, W. Joseph (Ann) Golden of Key West, Fla.; his lov­ing and devoted com­pan­ion of 15 years, Kyna Denny of Engle­wood; and many fam­ily and friends worldwide.

As per Bill’s wishes, his ashes will be laid to rest at sea.

You may share a mem­ory at www.englewoodfh.com

Engle­wood com­mu­nity Funeral Home with Pri­vate Cre­ma­tory has been selected to han­dle arrangements.

Let the mem­ory of Mili­tia Bill live on in the hearts and minds of all his dear friends and family.