Gregory Gardner Jr.

Gardner, Jr., Gregory Duane.
Gregory Duane Gardner, Jr., 23, of Bantam, died Wednesday, July 10th. He was born December 16, 1989 in Danbury, son of Gregory Duane and Corrina Dee Gardner, Sr.
In Gregory's short life he lived life to the fullest, he loved being with his buddies, playing ping pong with his dad, motocross, video games and most of all his independence. He took great pride in his work and how far he had come. He was an all around happy young man who made everyone smile. He could take any situation and make it into a happy one.
In addition to his parents, Gregory, Sr., and Corrina, Gregory, Jr. will be missed by his maternal grandfather, Frank Brier; his paternal grandfather, Kenneth Gardner; 2 brothers and 1 sister, Michael Gardner (Patti), Jessica Nardella (Nick) and Joshua Gardner (Tina); 4 nephews as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Gregory is predeceased by his maternal grandmother, Shirley Brier and paternal grandmother, Joan Whitlock.
A funeral service will be held at 12 PM on Tuesday, July 16th at Brookfield Funeral Home, 786 Federal Rd., Brookfield. Burial will follow in Central Cemetery.
The family will receive friends between the hours of 10 and 12PM on Tuesday at Brookfield Funeral Home.
Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Greg Gardner, Jr. Scholarship Fund, account number, 8414061328 at Wells Fargo Bank, Commerce Park, 1 Eagle Road, Danbury, CT 06810.
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Published in News Times on July 13, 2013