Obituary: Arthur Earl Gardner
July 15, 1999
The memorial service for Arthur Earl Gardner will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Hillcrest Mortuary. The Rev. Dorlan Woods of Phoenix Church of Christ will officiate.
Mr. Gardner, 82, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Medford and Prospect, died Monday (July 12, 1999) in Tucson.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lions Sight and Hearing Center, 228 N. Holly, Medford, OR 97501.
He was born Aug. 1, 1916, in Chickasha, Okla. He lived in the Medford and Prospect areas prior to his move to Fallon, Nev., in 1997.
In August 1942, in Boise, Idaho, he married Della Aileen Bishop, who died in 1998.
Mr. Gardner was a chief warrant officer in the U.S. Air Force for more than 30 years. He retired in 1967.
He volunteered with the Department of Human Resources Meals on Wheels program, the Prospect School District for six years and Crater Lake National Park for four years.
Mr. Gardner was a member of the Medford Lions Club and was past district governor from 1985-1986.
Survivors include two sons, Randy J., Tucson, Ariz., and Sgt. John Arthur, stationed in Bosnia with the U.S. Army; a daughter, Dena Horton, Atlanta, Ga.; a brother, Clyde Gardner, Chickasha, Okla.; and two grandchildren.
Friends may pay their respects from 3 to 7:30 p.m. today at Hillcrest Mortuary Chapel, Medford.