Dr. Leroy F. Barden, III, 71, of Hendersonville, formerly of Linden passed away Sunday April 14, 2019 at Alive Hospice in Nashville. He was born in Richmond, Virginia to Dorothy Hammett Barden and the late Leroy F. Barden, II. He graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and did his residency in Texas. He had worked at various places in Linden including the Perry County Medical Center and had an office at the old hospital. He had also worked at Turney Center and Crockett Hospital in Lawrenceburg. He was very proud of the free clinic, Havens Clinic that he ran in Hendersonville. In addition to his father he is also preceded in death by a daughter Ruby Barden and sons George and Robert Barden. Survivors in addition to his mother include his wife Eva Barden of Hendersonville, daughters Norma (Jeff) Broadway of Linden, Crystal (Nathan) McDonald of Franklin and Ruth (Lonnie) Rhodes of Murfreesboro, a son Leroy (Sarah) Barden, IV of Chattanooga, grandchildren Tiffany, Ashley, Loren, Haley, Dalton, Lee, Alex, Alyssa, Anna, Declan, Leyton and Parker, great-grandchildren Hayston, Easton, Raylan,Liam, Luke, Lacenton, Declan and Moxon, a sister Brenda Barden of South Carolina and a host of other loving family members and many friends.