Leon Harden, 57

Leon T. Harden, 57, Wabash, died at 8:51 p.m., Thursday, April 3, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.  He was born Oct. 31, 1956 in Cumberland, N.C. to Terry and Mary (Luther) Harden.

Leon was a 1974 graduate of Wabash High School. He was a tool and die maker, an artist, and also owned Digistar. He started Silver & Skins Leather Making. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion and the Legion Riders. He was a former member of the Wabash Moose Lodge. Leon enjoyed golfing, riding motorcycles, playing guitar, drums, enjoyed music, visiting his friends, traveling, and woodworking. 

He is survived by his parents, Terry and Mary Harden; two daughters, Jennifer Harden and Amy Harden; brother, Clint (Honi) Harden, and his sister-in-law, Debbie Harden, all of Wabash. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Darrel Harden and Terry Harden Jr.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash.  Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to the family in care of Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service.

The memorial guest book for Leon may be signed at

Posted on 2014 Apr 07