Apr 14, 11, 04:54 PM #1
Joe Dan Gold dies at age 68Gold coached at Mississippi State from 1965 to 1970, with a 51-74 record in five seasons.
Gold also coached at Paducah Community College and Mercer in the 1970s before going into high school administration in Kentucky.
He retired just a few years ago where he was the Superintendent of Morgan Co schools.
Gold was elected into Mississippi State's Athletic Hall of Fame in 1996, and was recognized as an SEC legend in 2003.
I will post complete arrangements when I get them. I have been told that the funeral services will be at the Morgan Co Elementary School in West Liberty Ky.
I have known Joe Dan for several years and his wife Rose Marie. He will greatly be missed.Advertisement
Apr 14, 11, 05:48 PM #2
Joe Dan also coached for awhile at Fleming Co. before becoming a principal. He was the principal at the high school when I went to school there. He was a great man who will be missed by many.
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Apr 14, 11, 06:20 PM #3^ That's how I knew him; when he was at Fleming County. Not close friends, ran into him at the occasional meeting.
Prayers to his family.
Apr 14, 11, 07:40 PM #4
Apr 16, 11, 04:32 AM #5Funeral services 4pm Sat, April 16, 2011 at Morgan Central Elementary School, West Liberty, KY with Rev. Richard Anderson and Rev. Sammy E. Harris officiating and 2pm Mon, April 18, 2011 at Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY with Rev. Rodney Wallace officiating. Burial to follow in the Maple Springs Cemetery, Rt. 68, Benton, KY. Visitation from 1-4pm Sat, April 16, 2011 at Morgan Central Elementary School, West Liberty, KY and 5-8pm Sun, April 17, 2011 at the Collier Funeral Home, Benton, KY.
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