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3000 E. Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Phone: 812-333-4400
Fax: 812-333-4445
Rev. Donald Ray Gardner

Rev. Donald Ray Gardner

Monday, January 8th, 1945 - Monday, November 16th, 2020
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Donald R. Gardner, 75 went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 16, 2020 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Don was born January 8, 1945 in Bloomington, Indiana, the son of Jesse and Minnie (Davis) Gardner. He was a graduate of Bloomington High School.
Don married the love of his life, Connie Fleener on April 9, 1968. They were married 52 years. He was a Veteran of the US Navy serving in Vietnam and aboard the USS Wasp. He was a minister of the gospel for 50 years serving churches in Washington, IN, Vincennes, IN, Vernonia, OR, Chapel Hill, IN and presently the Pastor of the Old Time Apostolic Church in Greene County. He was a 50 year member of the Plumber and Steamfitter Local 136. He enjoyed working on old tractors.
He was devoted to his family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and is survived by his wife, Connie (Fleener) Gardner; one daughter, Carrie (Kevin) Porter; two sons, David (Michelle) Gardner and Daniel (Reba) Gardner; grandchildren, Stacey (Dakota) Houshour, Brittany Baker, Joshua (Christy) Gardner, Caleb (Kasey) Gardner, Nathaniel Gardner, Shelby Gardner, Jeremiah (Felicity) Terrell and Janine Terrell; great grandchildren, Savannah, Clayton, Noralee, Candi, Davinee, Isaac, Hadley, Jakob, Karleigh and Shane.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Charles, Robert, Paul and sisters, Betty and Sharon.
Visitation will be on Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 4-8 pm at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third St. Bloomington and on Friday, November 20, 2020 from 10 am until service time at the Old Time Apostolic Church, 10784 E. State Road 54 Bloomfield, IN
Services will be 11 am Friday at the Old Time Apostolic Church with burial to follow at Garrison Chapel Cemetery. Pastors Allen Jackson and Neil Pedro will officiate the service.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Old Time Apostolic Church.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, November 19th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, November 19th, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    The Funeral Chapel
    Address
    3000 E. Third St.
    BLOOMINGTON, IN 47401
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  • Second Visitation

    Friday, November 20th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Friday, November 20th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Old Time Apostolic Church
    Address
    10784 E. State Road 54
    BLOOMFIELD, IN 47424
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  • Service

    Friday, November 20th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, November 20th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Old Time Apostolic Church
    Address
    10784 E. State Road 54
    BLOOMFIELD, IN 47424
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  • Interment

    Location
    Garrison Chapel Cemetery
    Address
    BLOOMINGTON, IN
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Royce Peabody

Posted at 10:57am
Hey Danny,
I’m sorry to hear about your dad. It was always a pleasure to work with him and have him on a job.
Royce Peabody
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We are thinking of you during this difficult time
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Jackie Tate

Posted at 12:49pm
Connie, Greg and I want to share our deepest sympathy to you and your family! Greg always loved working with Donnie! He said "he was just a good guy to work with"! Prayers for you and your family!
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Bill Fulcher

Posted at 07:43am
We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Donnie, our neighbor. He was known by all to be a good and friendly man of God. I thank him for his service to the church and to our country. Rest in Peace, Bill and Debbie Fulcher.
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Posted at 11:39am
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