Dakota Blake Harden

November 4, 1991 ~ August 6, 2022 (age 30)


Dakota Blake Harden, 30 of Brighton, TN, passed away on August 6, 2022.  Dakota was a free spirit and enjoyed planning out spontaneous adventures for his family. He loved anything water related from the ocean to fishing and kayaking. You could generally find him spending his free time at Wolf River. Dakota loved to take his sons longboarding and skateboarding. He loved music and was a huge fan of Elvis, spicy food, and his momma's cooking, especially her Enchiladas. Dakota could always walk into Goodwill and leave with the best deals.

He is preceded in death by brother, Hunter Harden, and his grandparents: Marshall Gaddis and Paul and Kaye Harden. Dakota is survived by his parents, Randy and Kathi Harden; his fiancé, Summer Miller; their children, Marley, Hendrix, and River Harden; his brother and sisters, Brandon Harden, Mikayla Harden-Pruitt, Michelle Wyatt, and Melissa Higgins; and his grandmother, Joyce Gaddis.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2022 from 10:30am to 12:30pm at Maley Yarbrough Funeral Home with a Celebration of Life Service to Follow at the funeral home.

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Celebration of Life
August 13, 2022

10:30 AM
Maley - Yarbrough Chapel

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