Golota Ivan Ivanovich was the squad of 79th separate airborne brigade of highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Sergeant.
He was born on September 12, 1985 in the village Vellus Golovanevsk district of Kirovograd region. In 2000 he graduated 9 classes of secondary school of village Pushkove, Golovanevsk District in 2003 - Vocational School №38 the village Golovanevsk, Kirovograd region and received profession "tractor-driver of agricultural production." After graduation he worked at a farm "Roduchist`" village Rozkishne, Golovanevsk district.
In 2004-2005 he passed the military service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine. After the service he worked in the Agricultural firm - Limited Liability Company "Mir" and the Pobuzke Ferronickel Plant.
Since 2006, he had the military service under contract in the Armed Forces of Ukraine. At the end of the contract, he decided to leave the military service, but in 2013 he returned to the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the military service under contract to the 79th separate airborne brigade of highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit A0224, Mykolaiv city).
In the spring of 2014 he took part in anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
On July 11, 2014 near the village Zelenopillya Sverdlovsk district, Luhansk region around 4:30 am n-terrorist groups fired from the MLRS "Grad" to the checkpoint Ukrainian military shelling 19 soldiers of Iron 24th separate mechanized brigade and 9 soldiers of 79th separate airborne brigade were killed, among them John Golota was.
He was buried in the cemetery in the village Pushkove Golovanevsk district.
On September 12, 2014 in the village Pushkove, Golovanevsk area in front of the building of secondary school (street Daniluk, 11), where Ivan Golota studied, the memorial plaque was established.
He was awarded the Order "For courage” III degree (08/09/2014, posthumously).
The wife and the daughter remain.