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Nathan E. “Bud” Carden

Cullman, Cullman County, Alabama, USA
Death 10 Jul 2002 (aged 71)
Yoder, Allen County, Indiana, USA
Burial Unknown
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Bluffton News-Banner
July 12, 2002

A retired truck driver, Nathan E. "Bud" Carden, 71, of Yoder, died Wednesday, July 10, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Carden retired in 1999 after 12 years as a truck driver for State Wide Trucking in Fort Wayne. He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene at Ossian.

He was born in Cullman, Ala., Sept. 19, 1930, a son of Emuel B. and Ethel Stevens Carden. His marriage at Ossian on Feb. 10, 1979 was to Kathleen L. Brinker, who survives.

Additional survivors are two sons, David Carden of Fort Wayne and Ronald Carden of Colorado Springs, Colo.; five daughters, Betty Bodle of Fort Wayne, Patricia Bennett, Vickie Weatherman and Donna Rudy, all of Orlando, Fla., and Laura Carden of Yoder.

A son, William, and a daughter, Deborah, are deceased.

Also surviving are two stepsons, Thomas Merryman of Palm Harbor, Fla., and Michael Merryman of Ossian; five stepdaughters, Gayle Browning and Joyce Sisco, both of of Hendersonville, Tenn., Elizabeth Miser of Fort Wayne, Sharon Day of Ossian, and Judy Reid of Midlothian, Va.; 33 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ossian Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Richard Secor officiating.

Arrangements are in charge of Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Homes at Ossian.

Memorials to the church.

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