Dr. Harrison Gardner

Dr. Harrison Gardner

Dr. Harrison Gardner, 84, of Denver, N.C. passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at Levine and Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville, N.C. Dr. Gardner earned his Ph.D. at Michigan State University. He taught at Purdue, Texas A&M, and Michigan State University. Born in Barryton, MI, Dr. Gardner was predeceased by his parents Harrison and Beulah Gardner, three sisters and one brother. He is survived by his wife JoAnn Gardner, son Stephen Gardner (wife: Elizabeth), of Chicago; a daughter, Kathryn Ann Creal, of Ann Arbor, Mich.; five grandchildren, Austin and Braedon Creal, William, Clare and Libby Gardner; one brother, R.J. Gardner, of Barryton, Mich.; and one sister, Frances Odiorne, of Comstock Park, Mich. A Memorial Service will be held at Unity Presbyterian Church, Denver, N.C. on January 20, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.

An additional memorial service will be held at a later date in Ann Arbor, Mich. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Levine & Dickson Hospice House of Huntersville or a .

Online condolences may be made at jamesfuneralhomeLKN.com.

James Funeral Home is caring for the Gardner family.


Published in the Journal & Courier from Jan. 17 to Jan. 18, 2013