DAVID ALBERT GARDNER, age 66, of Washington CH, passed away from this
life on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 5:41 a.m. at Fayette County Memorial
He was born on February 5, 1953 in Wheeling, West Virginia to Kenneth and
Dorothy Blazier Gardner. He was a 1971 graduate of Wheeling High School. After
graduation, he attended West Liberty University in West Virginia and then became
co-owner/operator of Fingar Auto Repair. After relocating to Ohio, David was
employed at Mac Tools for many years where he worked as a Customer Service
Manager; he and his late wife also owned and operated Janice Gardner’s Point
Realty in Washington CH. David was a member of the Grace Community Church.
He was a devoted father and husband who was beloved by his family. In his free
time, David enjoyed shooting and collecting guns and knives. He was an avid
hunter and outdoorsman.
David is preceded in death by his parents; and his first wife of forty-one years and
mother of his children, Janice Linn Gardner.
Survivors include his wife, Deborah Lynn Moss Gardner, whom he married on
October 26, 2018; children, Laura (Craig) Gardner-Miller, David (Alicia) Gardner,
Jason (Morgan) Gardner, Kristen (Billy) Frederick, Christina Gomer, Tara (Jonathon)
Bannorra-Breisch, and Tiffany (Chad) Thuma; grandchildren, Dillon,
Madden, Jackson, Wesley, Haley, Alexis, Chloe, Rylan, Katelyn, Bexley, Blake,
Conner, Caden, Ashleigh, Cohlin, Brooke, Zakary, Leo, Raelynn, Carys, and
Maddox; and one great-grandson, Kendrix. Also surviving are several cousins and
a host of friends.
The funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at the Summers
Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Jay Lucas officiating with burial to follow
at the Washington Cemetery. Family and friends may visit at the funeral home on
Saturday morning from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.
Online condolences may be sent to www.summersfuneralhome.com
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