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Gary Don Bardin passed away on November 04, 2020. He was born on February 20, 1953 in Dallas, TX to Gardner Bardin and Ida Chloe Nita Franks. He was preceded in death by his parents, his two sisters, Amy McGehee, Gayla Firquain and his brother, Ronnie Bardin.

For most of his early years, Gary lived in McKinney and Plano Texas. He was in the Class of 1972 at Plano High School. In 1975 he married Diane Mann who was in the Class of 1975 at Plano High School.

Gary was an extremely hard worker. He was an Auto Mechanic most of his life. He worked at General Tire, Goodyear, EDS Vehicle Repair Center, Plano Tire and most recently, Sav-Mor Automotive. Gary, his wife and children lived in Garland, TX for many years and was a member of Northlake Baptist Church. They also lived in Allen, TX and were members of Allen Heights Baptist Church for 15 years. His last residence was Wylie, TX in which he was a member of First Baptist Church of Wylie. Gary was a devoted christian, a follower of Jesus Christ.

Gary will be remembered for his contagious smile, his caring, loving and generous heart. He enjoyed fishing, movies and beating everyone in dominoes. He also enjoyed bowling and played on a bowling team for many years at JB's Allen bowl.

He is survived by his wife, Diane Bardin, his daughter, Charity (Greg) Cordes, his son, Gary John Bardin, his sister Ola Bardin (Edward) Himes and two grandsons, Marc Ethan Langford and John Evan Cordes. In addition he left behind twelve nieces and nephews.

Gary dearly loved his family and friends. He touched many lives and will be incredibly missed. There will be no services due to the Coronavirus which took his life.

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Published in Star Local Media from Nov. 21 to Nov. 27, 2020.
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November 24, 2020
Gary was one of the best men I have ever known. I was all blessed by having him as my older brother. I will always miss his wonderful smile.
When anyone (including me) got a hug from him, it was a real hug. He loved everyone, especially God and his family. RIP my dear sweet brother. With patience he taught me so much.
November 24, 2020
The thing I remember most about Gary is his kindness. He was always thinking of others. He was so proud of his family . They were his pride and joy. See you on the other side, Gary Don!
Debbie Granberry, sister-in-law
November 24, 2020
Gary Bardin was the man that gave me the honor of marrying his daughter. As a father-in-law, he was a man that would give advice and support when needed. He would make surprise visits and always leave us with a smile on his face. As a grandfather, he always made time for his two grandsons. Whether it was taking them to the movies or something to eat, he made sure that his grandsons would have good memories. As our family grew older, he would always be there.
Gary was a genius at fixing things. If he was not able to fix, then just throw it away. I was never mechanically inclined. He never looked at me odd for things I did not understand. He would patiently explain and I would listen. I will miss the time I shared with him watching him fix things.
I am sad for my wife that has lost a father. I am sad for my children that lost a grandfather. I am sad for the wife and son that lost a good man in their life. I am sad for all that knew him. I am sad for losing a father-in-law and friend. I am sad.
Greg Cordes
November 24, 2020
Love you my brother. Thank you for being a great husband to my sister, and dad to my niece and nephew. I love your sense of humor and your love for The Lord. Shalom. See you when I get there. High five ronnie for me, and dad.
Doug Mann
November 24, 2020
I wish I'd known him. He made lovely contributions to my world, in the form of his family. His son Gary is truly dear to my heart. Much love to his wife, Diane, daughter Charity, and extended family members. I know the heartbreak of tremendous loss and will be praying for your comfort.
Kathleen Spearman Noble
November 24, 2020
Gary was a man of joy and loved his family not just the ones close to him but even the family that was distance. He always chose to pick on me when he saw me becuz he always said i was a little (shortie) pierce which was his cousin my they are rejoicing and gathering ready to have a thankful thanksgiving watching over all of their loved ones here on earth..Gary Don fly high with the angels and eaglea and soar the beauty of the skies and watch over all out here stuck on earth.. No more sickness for you or our other loved ones stay gold and know you will never be forgotten and always loved RIP my cuz god bless and continue watching over us all
Anna Shugart
November 24, 2020
Gary not sure what to say BUT I will miss you and Thank You for caring abt Mom and Dad like you did ......... NOW you guys are up there watching Charity and I laughing and wondering what we are going to say or do next ....
Catherine (Jodie) Still
November 22, 2020
God Bless you Gary. Momma is going to be so lost without your phone calls and long talks. Please keep a eye over everyone up there.
Frances Roberts
November 22, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. From your friend Ed Hammond & wife Linda. Much peace for you and family.
Ed Hammond
November 22, 2020
Daddy , I love you
I know that we will meet again because we are children of the lord. You always wanted us to love each other ,be good and stay true to our faith. I’m sending you kisses to heaven . Please watch over us each day forward . Especially, to mother. I was so proud to have you as my father .
Charity Bardin
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