Charles R. Gardner

GARDNER Charles R. Gardner, age 77, loving husband, father, brother and pappa, passed away January 5, 2013. He was born May 12, 1935 in Point Pleasant, WV to the late William and Ocie Gardner; also preceded in death by his brother Lester Gardner, grandson Chad White and great-granddaughter Alexa Mowery. He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Carolyn (Troutman) Gardner; daughters, Teresa Mowery of St. Petersburg, FL and Tammy (Paul) Sprague of Orient, OH; sisters, Margurite Hughes of St. Albans, WV, Virginia (Pearl) Trapp of Hahira, GA and Emma Lou (Mike) Matheny of Columbus, OH; grandchildren, Todd (Jamie) Mowery, Tony (Nicole) Mowery, Nicole White and Cory Sprague; great-grandchildren, Preston White-West, Cami White, Ellie Mowery and Braxton Mowery; sister-in-law, Marilyn May; extended family and friends. Charlie served as a volunteer fireman for the Harrisburg Fire Dept. and retired from Westinghouse. Family will receive friends 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at SCHOEDINGER GROVE CITY CHAPEL, 3920 Broadway, where services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday; interment Pleasant Cemetery; Pastor Edwin Martin, officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Please visit www.schoedinger.com to share memories or extend condolences.

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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jan. 7, 2013