Welcome to the memorial page for

Robert "Bobby" Gardner

January 9, 1948 ~ December 6, 2017 (age 69)

Robert  "Bobby" Gardner, age 69, of 228 Keyes Street, Sherrodsville, Ohio,  died Wednesday evening, December 6, 2017 in Union Hospital at Dover after a long illness.

He was born January 9, 1948 in Massillon, Ohio and was the son of  the late Rolla and Marjorie Kelly Gardner.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by  a daughter Danielle Johns,  a granddaughter Adilyn Johns, three brothers and seven sisters.

He retired after a lifetime of driving truck for many area trucking companies.  He was an enthusiastic outdoorsman who preferred activities such as camping and fishing.  Bob was a caring individual whose compassionate and helpful nature extended to family, friends, and especially to his love of animals.  He was generally a humble man, but possessed a wonderful sense of humor.    

He is survived by his wife Evelyn Hilton Gardner, whom he married December 27, 2002,  three daughters Jodi Mobley of Massillon,  Mrs. Bobbi Jo (Ell) Tucke of East Canton, O., and  Mrs. Lisa (Brian) Armstrong of Malvern, O.,  a son Derek Johns of Smithville, O., a sister and a brother Carol Gardner and Jack Gardner, both of Massillon, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Monday,  December 11, 2017 in the Baxter-Gardner Funeral Home at Sherrodsville with  Rev. Kenneth Ogg officiating.  Interment will follow in the Sherrodsville Memorial Gardens. Calling hours will be held Sunday from 3:00 until 5:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Carroll County Humane Society,  P. O. Box #61,  Carrollton, Ohio  44620. To leave an online condolence message please visit the funeral home website.

(740) 269-9225

Charitable donations may be made to:

Carroll County Humane Society
P.O. Box #61, Carrollton OH 44615

 Service Information

Calling Hours
December 10, 2017

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Baxter-Gardner Funeral Home
7345 Roswell Road S.W.
Sherrodsville, Ohio 44675

Funeral Service
December 11, 2017

1:00 PM
Baxter-Gardner Funeral Home
7345 Roswell Road S.W.
Sherrodsville, Ohio 44675

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