Francis L. "Speck" Gardner
SPRINGFIELD, IL - Francis L. "Speck" Gardner, 84, formerly of Girard, passed away at his residence, Thursday afternoon, Aug. 15, 2013.
Francis is survived by his wife, Helen Gardner of Springfield; daughter, Alice (Lee) Garrison of Springfield; son, Carl (Ginger) Gardner of Lexington, S.C.; five grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; eight step great-grandchildren; sister, Julia Archer of Waverley, Ill.; brother, Wayne (Judy) Gardner of Jacksonville, Ill.; several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, from 9-11 a.m. at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home in Girard with funeral services following at 11:00 at the funeral home.
Burial will take place in the Girard Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the Girard Fire and Rescue Squad.
Davis-Anderson Funeral Home in Girard is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be given at www.davisandersonfuneralhome.com.