Funeral services for Ruel Allen Golden, a Coalgate resident, were held Monday, July 5, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Brown’s Funeral Chapel in Coalgate with James David Moore officiating, assisted by Joe Young. Burial was in Non Cemetery with Brown’s Funeral Service of Coalgate in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Golden was born September 18, 1933 to Alfred and Mary Madge (Dill) Golden at Hugo, OK and passed away June 29, 2021 at Coalgate at the age of 87 years, 9 months and 11 days. He attended school to the 8th grade and served in the Army where he was stationed in Munich, Germany.
Ruel owned and operated Ruel Golden House Movers, Inc. for many years. He married Charlene Young on August 24, 1953. They spent 20 years together and raised two children. He later married Norma Dell Livingston in May, 1973. She preceded him in death on June 14, 2020. Ruel worked hard and was known for his ability to move houses. He enjoyed bird hunting and gardening. Survivors include a daughter, Toni
Survivors include a daughter, Toni Gayle (Golden) Prince of Lehigh, OK; son, Ruel Allen, Buster” Golden Jr. and wife, Lisa of Hominy, OK; granddaughter, Alisha Bauchmoyer and husband David of Skiatook, OK, Roxanne Golden of Yukon, OK, Katie Joe Childress of Coalgate, OK; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Bonnie Schoolcraft and Betty Graham, both of Granite, OK; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Golden of Mangum, OK and Earnestine Golden of Coalgate, OK; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and many dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Luke Childress; brothers, Johnny Golden and Roy Golden; mother of his children, Charlene Golden.
Casketbearers were Joe Young, Johnny Collins, Jeremiah Golden, Lloyd Wayne Golden, Chuck Loudermilk, and Gary Martin. Honorary bearers were Jimmy Paxton, Dale Powell, Dean Paxton, Craig Osborne, Al Osborne, and Kodi Wiggins.
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