Robert Harold Gardner

Monday, August 4, 2014

Robert Harold Gardner, 88, of Halfway, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Buffalo Prairie Care Center, Buffalo.

He was born Nov. 21, 1925, in Seligman, the son of Gaylord Jerome and Marie Jane (Oziah) Gardner. On March 21, 1947, he was united in marriage to Melba Barth McDaniel and to this union three children were born. In 1971, he married Phyllis Mae Honea, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his parents; two brothers, James Gardner and Donald Gardner, and one sister, Berniece Woodall.

Survivors include: one son, Russell Leroy Gardner and his wife, Debbie, of Newkirk, Okla.; two daughters, Wylene Elaine Herrington and her husband, Dale, of Bates City, and Marvelle Marlene Gibson-Plym and her husband, Doug, of Lee's Summit; two brothers, Clarence Gardner, of Yelm, Wash., and Everett Gardner, of Wyandotte, Okla.; three sisters, Opal Barth, of Lamoni, Iowa, Doris Geeding, of Nowata, Okla., and Lois Gardner of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and four grandchildren.

He was a member of the Church of Christ.

Funeral services were held Monday in McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Pastor Paul Gardner conducted the services. Burial was at Muncie Chapel Cemetery, Wheaton.

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