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Ira C Gardener

  IRA CALVIN GARDNER 88, Union City, Ohio, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday February 18, 2014 at Union City Care Center surrounded by his loving family.

  He was born May 23, 1925 in Hiltons, Virginia to the late Filmore and Sarah Quillen Gardner.  Ira was a carpenter and a Minister, he was also a member of the Pilgrim Nazarene Church in Winchester, IN.

 He is survived by his children; Ira Calvin (Norma) Gardner Jr. of Jamestown, Tenn., Jackie (Jerry) Reagan of U.C. ,Ohio, and Keith (Cindy) Gardner of Portland, Indiana. 6 Grandchildren: Mary (Donnie) Purkey, Karen (Kenny) Fleshman, Tony (Tina) Reagan, Denny (Aimee) Gardner, Keith (Lexie) Gardner and Kylie Gardner. 7 Great Grandchildren.

 He was preceded in death by his parents, wife: Patsy Colleen Gardner “2002”, 9 Brothers and Sisters.

 Visitation will be Saturday February 22, 2014 from 11:00 A.M. till 1:00 P.M. at the Reichard Funeral Home Inc. 400 W. Deerfield Road Union City, IN  47390.  Services will also be Saturday at 1:00 P.M. with the Rev. Ira Calvin Gardner Jr. officiating.  Burial will follow at the Snell Cemetery in Union City, OH.

  Online condolences may be expressed at www.reichardfh.com. Reichard Funeral Home Inc. entrusted with services. 


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Our deepest sympathies to Keith and all of Ira's family.  Our parents have passed on and we know how difficult this passing is on everyone.  May the Lord provide you the strength to cope with your loss and fond memories of the time he was with you.

Mike and Joan Engels

Mike and Joan Engels Feb 22 2014 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. But what a legacy Bro. I.C. Gardner, Sr. leaves behind, not only for his family but for all the believers that follow behind him. Praise the Lord for his Godly example! Please know that you are being lifted to our Lord in prayer.

James and Janet Keeton Feb 20 2014 12:00 AM

Jackie, Jerry & family, So sorry to hear about your Dad. God be with you in this difficult times in your lives. God bless you all. We will be thinking of you all.   LOL  Pam & Roy

Roy & Pam Younger Feb 20 2014 12:00 AM

Our love and prayers to all the family. A great friend and a wonderful Christian example for anyone to follow. May his legacy live on through all of you.
Love The Condons

Rev. Samuel & Pauline Condon Feb 20 2014 12:00 AM