Leonard Bernard Carey Sr., age 71, of Safety Harbor, FL, passed away at the home of his daughter in Clarksville, TN, on Thursday September 30, 2021. He was born August 6, 1950 in Safety Harbor, FL, the son of the late Thomas Carey and Jessie Mae Dampier Carey if Safety Harbor, FL. Leonard served in the US Army and for a time he was held as a prisoner of war. He worked as a building contractor for many years. He is a member of Emanuel Tabernacle Baptist Church of Apostolic Faith in Safety Harbor, FL. In addition to his Mother, he is survived by a son Leonard B. Carey Jr. (Tiffany) of Clarksville; daughters Jessica Carey of Tampa; Cynthia Carey of Tampa; Sandra Carey (Albert Avalos) of Clarksville; Lynn Murphy (Emerson Jr.) of Chicago; Melissa Parson (David) of Clarksville; and Esther Carey (Jamar Elder) of Ft. Lauderdale. He is also survived by a brother Thomas Carey Jr., and sisters Janice Dixon, Sandra Carey, Angela Lane, and Cynthia Carey. He is also survived by grandchildren, Malcolm Lopez, Essence Carey, Eva Carey, April Ellison, Kenneth Ellison, Shanice Jordan, Darrell Jordan, Kaiden Carey, Kaimari Carey, Kailanna Carey, Kane Carey, Jamell Brooks, Magic Parson, Gemini Parson, Phoenix Parson, Elijah Michel, and Ezariah Michel as well as two great grandchildren Avion Singleton and Juwan Singleton. Following cremation, Leonard will be placed in the Sarasota National Cemetery with military honors. Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center 335 Franklin Street Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by going to www.gatewayfh.com.