James Douglas "Jimmy" Gardner Jr.

Gardner, James "Jimmy" Douglas Jr.,

64, passed away Sunday March 22, 2015 at Baptist Hospital East. He was born on January 15, 1951 to the late James Douglas Gardner Sr. and Alma Fay Riggs.

He was a beloved musician who sang and played guitar in many bands, locally and across the United States. He was also an electrician with IBEW Local Union 369 and a Seneca High School graduate. He was an incredibly loving and generous husband, father and friend to all who knew him, as well as an avid U of L Cardinals fan, a talented entertainer, a master of laughs, and The Scrabble King. He truly was a man with a heart of gold.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Barbara Marie Barker; his sons, Dylan and Dean Gardner; his brother, Glenn Gardner (Cindy); and his sisters, Gwen Cubine (John) and Becky Gardner.

Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. on Thursday March 26, 2015 at Pearson's Funeral Home, 149 Breckinridge Lane. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. on Friday March 27, 2015 at Pearson's Funeral Home, with burial at Evergreen Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the .


Funeral Home

Pearson Funeral Home
149 Breckenridge Lane Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 896-0349

Published in The Courier-Journal from Mar. 25 to Mar. 27, 2015