Marion Nelson Funeral Home
David Leon Carden
(May 28, 1951 - February 10, 2012)
David Leon Carden of Lake Wales passed away Friday, February 10, 2012 at his residence.
He was born May 28, 1951 in Lake Wales; and has been a lifelong resident of the area. He was a carpenter, a member of the High Point Church and a veteran of Vietnam, serving in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed restoring cars and antique furniture.
David was preceded in death by his father, Leon Worth Carden. He is survived by his wife, Charlene K. Carden; son,David Shane Carden (Nikki) of Melbourne; daughter, Metta O'Bryant (Travis) of Lake Wales; sons, Scott Rains (Cindi) of Copley, OH, and Valentin Bartolon of Lake Wales; mother, Louise H. Carden of Lake Wales; brothers, Fred Carden of Lake Wales and Mike Carden of Lake Wales; eight grandchildren, Mitchell, Sam, Shaynna, Dylan, Shelby, Shalor, Nikolas and Noah; and his beloved dogs, Willis & Winston.
A memorial service will be held 4:00 PM Sunday, February 12, 2012 at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales with Pastor Bob Hanna and Rev. Jack Hilligoss officiating.
For those who wish, donations may be made to the Cornerstone Hospice (2590 Havendale Blvd. NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881-9894