Andrew "Andy" Benton Carden
Andrew "Andy" Benton Carden
March 8, 1975 - June 14, 2020

Andy Carden

Andrew Benton “Andy” Carden, 45, of Palatka, fell asleep here and awoke in the arms of Jesus Sunday, June 14, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness. Andy was born at the former Putnam Memorial Hospital in Palatka, had graduated from Palatka High School in 1992 and had attended Indian River Jr. College in Ft. Pierce. He owned and operated ABC Denture Lab in Jupiter. Andy was a member of Peniel Baptist Church and of Roberts South Pasture Hunting Club. He loved boating, fishing, hunting and his dogs.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Shaun Griffis; paternal grandparents, William Carden, George and Margaret McCartney; maternal grandparents, Ralph and Jane Lohman and Nana Vera and Carl Daquila.

Surviving are his mother and step-father, Clara and Paul Griffis of Palatka; father and stepmother, Ric and Kathy Carden of Palatka; a sister and brother-in-law, Julie and Keith Collier of East Palatka; a brother, Ethan Griffis of Bostwick; two nieces, Emily Nicole Collier and Abagaile Elizabeth Collier; a nephew and wife, Ashton and Melissa Collier and a great niece, Thea Jane Collier.

A gathering of family and friends will be Saturday, June 20, 2020 from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm at Masters Funeral Home of Palatka.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be sent to Celebrate Recovery, Life Church, 2701 Reid St., Palatka, FL 32177.

Messages of encouragement or sympathy may be expressed on his online guestbook at

Arrangements by Masters Funeral Home of Palatka.

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