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January 17, 2014

John W. Gardner Jr.

59; Jeffersonville

Funeral services for John W. Gardner Jr., 59, Jeffersonville, will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at E.M. Coots’ Sons Funeral Home, Jeffersonville, with burial in Eastern Cemetery. He died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Clark Memorial Hospital.

 He was a native of Jeffersonville, and owner of Fishing Hole Bait Shop. He was in the Army and served in the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his brother, James T. Gardner, Underwood; sisters, Charlotte Palmerton and husband, Ray, Fairfield, Ohio, Kathryn L. Marshall and husband, Howard, Jeffersonville, Sharon R. Gardner, Clarksville, and Mary M. Gaynor and husband, Mike, Jeffersonville; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, John W. Gardner Sr., and mother, Retta D. Gardner.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home.

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