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Robert Dale Gardner

February 27, 1945 — August 2, 2021

Robert Dale Gardner

Robert Dale Gardner, 76, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family Tuesday, August 2, 2021.

He was born February 27, 1945 in Bellefontaine, Ohio, a son of the late Curtis S. and Irene (Laughman) Gardner. He was also preceded in death by sisters Marjorie Gardner and Betty J. Young; brothers-in-law, Don Finley and Wayne LeVan; brother and sister-in-law, Naomi (LeVan) and Michael Outland; brother and sister-in-law, Dolly (LeVan) and Dennis Floss and his mother in-law, Maude (Jacobs) LeVan.

He is survived by his wife of fifty six years, Betty (LeVan) Gardner; his son, Duncan Gardner and fiancé Nicole Carroll; his daughter, Tress (Chad Beard); his precious grandchildren Dylan, Alex and fiancé Sarah, Jacob (Kinzie) Gardner, Madison and fiancé Wyatt and Kinsey Krock; a sister, Dixie Finley; a brother, Bill (Jackie) Gardner; brothers in-laws, Bob (Tina) LeVan and Jerry (Robin) LeVan; a sister-in-law, Sandy Vernon and Eddie and several nieces and nephews and special friends Bob and Julie Pickering.

Bob was a 1963 graduate of Bellefontaine High School and retired after thirty one years from Logan County Co-Op in 1999. Bob’s greatest joy in his life was spending time with his grandchildren and tending to every aspect of their lives.

Per Bob’s request there will be no services held.

"To my family and friends, please remember me somewhere in time."

The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Gardner family.


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