Earl L. Gardner, Jr., of Linton passed away at 4:52 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 in Greene County General Hospital in Linton.
He was born Feb. 4, 1955 in Monroe County to Earl L. Gardner and Betty J. (Colson) Gardner.
Survivors include his spouse, Karen Sue (Fulford) Gardner of Linton, whom he married 34 years ago on Sept. 16; children, Earl L. and Sonya Gardner III of Linton, Matthew Gardner of Bloomfield, Lautasha Gardner of Missouri, Tony Gardner of Linton, Tamara Parshall of Missouri; grandchildren, Taylor Gardner, Stacia Parshall, Branden Parshall, Tabitha Gardner, Ethen Gardner, Andrew Gardner, J.D. Parshall, Amy Parshall; great-granddaughter, Peyton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, June Boyd.
Earl worked as a tree trimmer.
Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home, 218 S. Meridian Street, Jasonville, 47438.
Graveside service is at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the Stephens Cemetery in Lewis.