James D. Madden, 85, of Minden, Louisiana was born January 13, 1938, in Heflin, Louisiana and left this earthly life for his heavenly home August 7, 2023, in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was an active member of First Methodist Church in Minden and owner of Madden Contracting Company.
James was preceded in death by his parents, Grady and Johnye Mae Madden, daughter Sarah Margaret Madden Willis, and great grandson Huck Hurley.
He is survived by his wife, Lyda Madden of Minden; sons, Doug Madden, David Madden and John Madden all of Minden; grandchildren, Ashley Rowton, Erin Ramsey, Matthew Madden, Will Madden, Caroline Rodrigues, Levi Madden, Jake Madden, Bailee Hurley, Savannah Aday, and Catherine Simonton, and 20 great-grandchildren.
Services celebrating the life of James will be held Saturday, August 12, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at First Methodist Church in Minden, Louisiana with Rev. Steve Berger and Rev. Brian Mercer officiating. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory in Minden, Louisiana. The family will receive friends Friday, August 11, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. at First Methodist Church in Minden.