Donald Arden Gardner

June 23, 1960 ~ September 30, 2023 (age 63) 63 Years Old

Donald Gardner Obituary

Donald Arden Gardner, 63, of Wingate passed away on September 30, 2023 in Levine & Dickson Hospice House.  A memorial service will be held at Saint John’s Episcopal Church at later date. 

Born June 23, 1960 in Mecklenburg County, NC he was the son of Ramona Thompson Gardner of Matthews and the late Samuel Watson Gardner Jr.  He was an arborist.  He loved bowling and computer games. 

In addition to his mother, he is survived by sister, Deborah Patton (Tim) of Monroe, NC, brothers Richard Gardner (Nancy) of Charlotte and David Gardner (Natena) of Monroe, 2 nephews Samuel Gardner and John Patton (Marsha), 2 nieces Robyn Gardner Oakley (Logan) and Julie Patton, and a god-daughter, Susie Keeter. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Arbor Day Foundation or Saint John's Episcopal Church.

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