Richard "Rick" Walter Gardiner, 63, a resident of Odenton, died May 25.
Richard was born on January 20, 1949 in Cheverly and was the son of Annabelle A. Drasky and the late Richard R. Gardiner.
Richard was preceded in death by his brother, Roger.
Richard is survived by his wife of 25 years, Linda A. (Getz) Gardiner; two sons, AJ and Thomas; two daughters, Mary Beth and Tristine; three brothers, Mark, Billy and Stan; sister, Brenda; 14 grandchildren and numerous family members and friends.
A visitation will take place
from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, May 31 at Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory, P.A. 1411 Annapolis Road Odenton, where a funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Friday, June 1. Burial will follow at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Cheltenham.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Chesapeake 445 Defense Highway Annapolis, MD 21401.
Published by The Capital on May 30, 2012.