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Date of Birth: November 29, 1960

Date of Death: January 12, 2020

Kenneth Wayne Gardner of Phoenix Arizona, passed away at home on Sunday, January 12th 2020 at the age of 59. Ken was raised in Upstate New York by Carolyn and the late Richard Gardner along with his four siblings Gary (late Pete), Steve (Kathy), Sue (Chris) and Kevin (Karen). He is survived by his three sons Jason (Stephanie), Daniel (Leah), and Joshua. Ken was blessed with nine grandchildren during his lifetime, Benjamin, Zachary, Isabella, Adryanna, Katelyn, Ashton, Bailey, Gavin, and Jordyn. During his time on this earth, Ken accomplished so many things from Sweet Home High School baseball with dreams of the big leagues, sports journalism, an Airmen in the US Air Force, salesman all across Upstate New York and Arizona, and finally a very proud business owner of Desert Fleet Outfitters (DFO). Of all his accomplishments, providing the best life for his family as a father gave him the greatest pride. Ken Gardner will be missed by his family and close friends alike.

Service Information

A memorial service will be held at 12:30 on January 21 2020. Services will be held at: National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona 23029 N Cave Creek Rd Phoenix, AZ 85024


In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made in Kenneth's name to the charity of your choice.