Bob proudly served our country in the United States Army. He married Kathleen Fox in Chicago, Illinois, on March 26, 1961. Before moving to Lampe, Bob and Kathy lived in Oswego and Aurora Illinois. He was a musician and played several years for the Hank Williams Revisited Show. Bob loved to play music. He also enjoyed fishing. Most of all, Bob Carden loved his family and he will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Jennifer Rebecca Boyken; and six brothers, Clarence Carden, Claude Carden, Charles Carden, Max Carden, John Carden and George L. Carden, Jr.
Bob is survived by his loving wife, Kathy Carden of the home; a daughter, Holly Bellie and husband Brian of Downers Grove, Illinois; a son, Robert Howard Carden, Jr. of Crystal Lake, Illinois; a son-in-law, Aaron Boyken of Titonka, Iowa; seven grandchildren, Marisa, Erin and Alan Bellie, Kevin Carden-Landa, Rebecca, William and Robert Boyken; two brothers, Bill Carden and wife Roberta of Chicago, Illinois, David Carden and wife Kathy of Orland Park, Illinois; two sisters, Betty Ann Jacobs and husband W.L. of New Albany, Mississippi, Peggy Roberts and husband Doug of Virginia; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Graveside memorial services with full military honors will be held 1:00 pm Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri. Memorial donations in memory of Bob, may be made to Hospice Compassus, 3044 Shepherd of the Hills Expy., Branson, Missouri 65616.