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William Thomas “Tommy” Golden, III, 78, of Dixons Mills died November 28, 2021 at Camden Nursing Facility.

He was born June 11, 1943 in Childersburg to William Thomas Golden II and Gertrude Dison Golden. He was a retired paper mill worker with James River Corporation. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Amie Golden; son, William Thomas “Bill” (Carey) Golden IV; brother, Paul Golden; four sisters, Jane Strickland, Martha Sherbert, Rebecca Squires, and Brenda Edmondson; three grandchildren, William T. Golden V, Blake D. Golden and Jacob L. Golden; and two greatgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Peggy A. Thornton Golden; son, Daniel T. “Dan” Golden; parents, William Thomas and Gertrude Golden; brother, Buford A. Golden; and sister, Kathleen Osbourn.

The service was Saturday, December 4 at 11 a.m. at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Dr. Kenneth Fields officiating. Burial was at Dunning Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Blake Golden, Jacob Golden, Will Golden, Aaron Golden, Dennis Duren and Eddie Hill.

Condolences may be offered at

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home directed.


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