Mr. Robert Gafford Harden, age 66, of Shelbyville passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.
He is a native of Coffee County and retired from Batesville Casket Company in Manchester. He and his wife also owned and ran Nannie's Country Kitchen in Shelbyville.
The son of the late James P. Harden and Lottie Norton Harden, He has been married to Connie Harden of Shelbyville for 35 years and she survives him.
He is also survived by four children, Lisa Hudson, Kevin Eady, Jeff Eady and Olivia Harden, all of Shelbyville; two brothers, James and Dale Harden, both of Manchester; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Gowen-Smith Chapel.
Funeral services will be on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Gowen-Smith with Rev. Randall Harmon officiating.
Burial will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery.