Leo Carden, 77, of Toler, KY passed away Monday, January 31, 2022 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Center in Hazard, KY. Born October 21, 1944 at Williamson, WV, he was the son of the late William Emmitt and Mattie Mae (Sexton) Carden.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three brothers, Harry (Boots), Tommy (Myrtle), and Jackie Carden, and two sisters, Dorothy (Alvin) Allen and Juanita (Stan) Wentzel.
Leo was a retired coal miner from Eastern Coal Corp., a member of the UMWA, and a member of the McVeigh Missionary Baptist Church. In the past years, he enjoyed his playing cards, animals, and game roosters.
He is survived by the wife of 57 years, Anita (Nelson) Carden of Toler, KY, one son, Keith and his wife Sabrina Carden of Belo, WV, his grandchildren, Emmitt Carden of Belo, WV, his little miracle buddy - Garret Carden of Stone, KY, and Abbie Carden of Ransom, KY, and a sister-in-law, Mary Ann Carden of Sugar Grove, VA. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
The family would like to say Thank You to Dr. Brian Francis and the staff of the Williamson Health & Wellness Center and the staff at the Leonard Lawson Cancer Center for their outstanding care the past 3 years.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 12:00 pm at the McVeigh Missionary Baptist Church at Shardondale, KY with Pastor Paul David King officiating.
Visitation will be from 6-9 pm Wednesday evening at the McVeigh Missionary Baptist Church.
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