S cott William Golden, 34, went into the loving arms of his grandmothers on Dec. 24, 2010.
He was born on May 9, 1976, to Polly M. Simmes and Larry Golden, both of Whitehall.
Scott spent his childhood in Whitehall. He spent his summers camping and fishing with his family. He attended Whitehall High School until his senior year and then headed south and settled in Myrtle Beach, S.C. He was employed with U. S. Lawns of Myrtle Beach.
Scott is predeceased by both his grandmothers, Jean Terry and Kay Golden.
Besides his parents, he is survived by both grandfathers, Gene Terry and William Golden of Whitehall; his companion, Michelle O’Keefe and her son Eric of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; his son, Scott William Golden Jr. of Granville; one sister, Terri Jean Simmes of Poughkeepsie and her children, Dylan and Sabrina; five brothers, Thomas Simmes and Timothy Simmes of Whitehall, Casey Golden, Larry Golden and Nick Golden of Florida and Casey’s daughter, Brieanna and Nick’s two boys, Nick Jr. and Hunter; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Local arrangements are under the direction of the Jillson Funeral Home Inc., 46 Williams St., Whitehall, N.Y. 12887.
There will be a remembrance gathering at the American Legion, Post 83 in Whitehall on Jan. 8 from 2 to 4 p.m.