On Saturday, July 2, 2022, Clifford Malcolm Golden, a loving husband and father gained his wings at the age of 56.
Clifford was born on April 14, 1966, in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He studied Pastoral Counseling. He had a fruitful career and his hard work ethic granted him many opportunities and advancements in the military and as a business owner. He married the love of his life, Olivia Golden, on December 6, 2010, and together they shared many joyous adventures.
He is survived by his wife, Olivia Golden; his parents, Clifford and Marie Golden of Port Elizabeth, South Africa; his children, Rene Nieuwoudt of Sunray, Texas, and Clifford Golden III of Port Elizabeth, South Africa; two stepchildren, Christina Ortega of Amarillo, Texas, and Michael Reynolds of Dallas, Texas; his brother, Lourens Golden of Port Elizabeth, South Africa; his sister, Magriet Human of Port Elizabeth, South Africa; and seven grandchildren, Evan, Emalee, Elly, Evelyn, Cadence, Isabela and Charlotte.
Memorial services will be held at 1:00 P.M., Sunday, July 10, 2022, in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
The service will be recorded and the link will be uploaded after the service.
One of Cliff’s wishes was for everyone to wear something “Yellow” to his service.
Please use this link to view the service: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYYEpEWlDeA
12 Replies to “Clifford Malcolm Golden”
Prayers for you and your family! His memory will live on in the hearts of so many! Olivia, you are truly an angel! Love you!
Good man gone too soon! Thanking fur loving Olivia like you did!! You’ll be si missed!! FlyHigh Primo!
Dear Cliffy, we were so glad to hear that you will be getting married to Olivia, and we just new, you have finally found love, even if it meant far from home, your home was with Olivia and our family will always be grateful towards your wife Olivia for loving you so much, but sad that you have to leave so soon, for always in our hearts. Thinking of Olivia, Ouma Maria, Oupa Clifford and all the other family members. Rus sag my neef. Danie & Magriet(Sus) Jordaan
Rest in peace jour journey on earth was completed. Condolences to the Golden aswell as Mendoza family.
Cliffy has eternal life, i have always considered he and Olivia as solid christians. I look forward to seeing him again.
It was a great pleasure getting to know you my friend. GOD knew I needed to meet you when I did. Will be seeing you sometime in the near future.
One of the most gentle beautiful and always smiling man we have ever met. Jody and I will miss him very much. Prayers are with you Olivia.
Rest In Peace Cliff! Thank you for all the family memories and the respect you showed the Mendoza family.
Olivia I am so sorry for your loss. You two found each other and had a real wonderful life together. You can tell he was loved! RIP Cliff.
Rest In Peace my Brother
Cliff and Olivia are such a wonderful couple! He will be sincerely missed. He was a genuine man and cared about people. RIP Cliff!
Love You Cliff Rest In Peace Brother