Date of Birth August 19, 1939
Date Deceased December 6, 2021
Hometown Bath
Home State NY

Gary Robert Gardiner

August 19, 1939 – December 6, 2021

BATH – Gary Robert Gardiner passed away surrounded by loving family on December 6, 2021 at his home. Gary was born in Canisteo, NY on August 19, 1939. He honorably served his country in the US Marine Corp from 1956 – 1959. He worked as a drill press operator at Mercury Aircraft in Hammondsport. He is survived by his wife Mildred (Fox) Gardiner, son Don (Pat) Gardiner of Hammondsport, grandson Zack (Fauna) Gardiner, great-grandchildren Aneka, and Athena of Kansas, grandson Ben Gardiner of Bath, granddaughter Arielle Pygott, great-grandchildren Travis and Madelyn of Bath, granddaughter Carla Hoad, great-grandchildren, Danil and Waylon of Bath, granddaughter Sheri Yarka, great-granddaughter Mia of Bath, grandson Stosh Yarka, great-grandchild Karter of Bath, daughter Sue Smith, grandson Jonathan (Robin) Smith of Illinois, great-grandchild Jordyn Lappin of Illinois, great-grandchild Larry (Halie) Lappin, great-great-grandchildren Henslee, Langston and Maelynn of Illinois, great-grandchild Brandon Lappin of Texas, great-grandchild McKenzie Lappin of Illinois, great-grandchild Peyton Lappin of Illinois, great-grandchild Hadlley Lappin, great-grandchild Trenton Smith of Illinois, great-grandchild Nathan Smith of Illinois, grandson Joshua Smith predeceased, grandson Jeremy Smith, great-grandchild Haydin of Bath, Daughter Dody (Clyde) Putman of Bath, grandson Jason (Kris) Putman, great-grandchildren Ava and Eli of Bath, granddaughter Erica (Andy) Spears, great-grandchildren Paityn and Drew of Bath, granddaughter Blaike McCarthy of Campbell, granddaughter Erin (Chip) Knowles, great-grandchild Olivia of Avoca, great-grandchild Jorden Knowles, great-great grandchild Heartly of Bath, great-grandchild Camdin Knowles, great-grandchild Kendra of Bath, daughter Ginger (Jerrry) Joslyn of Georgia, granddaughter Veronica (Jason) Carl of Hornell, grandson Raymond Deming of Bath, grandson Robert Hosmer of Hornell, granddaughter Tiffane Hosmer of Painted Post, daughter Tracy (Robert “Mack”) Johns of Florida, grandson Gary Lee Johns, grandson Luther (Kathy) Johns, great-grandchild Myii, (Robin) Johns of Alabama, granddaughter Mildred (Mike) Brown , great-grandchild Odette Brown all of Florida, son Wayne (Mary) Partridge of Alabama, grandchild Keoki Partridge, grandchild Jerushua (John) Partridge, great grandchild Maddie Partridge and Phillip Neucall Alabama, son Edward (Eunmi Jin) Partridge of Tiawin, granddaughter Samantha (Barry) Denson, great-grandchildren Nathan and Taylor of Mississippi, granddaughter Mimi Partridge, great-grandchildren Christopher, Abby and Bella of Mississippi, granddaughter Crystal Partridge of Florida, grandson Caleb Partridge of Florida, granddaughter Pearl Partridge of Florida, grandson Joshua Partridge of Massachusetts. son Clark (Terri) Partridge of Bath, granddaughter Christina (Mike) Leasure, great-grandchildren Keyonca, Karmela and Kambrie of Bath, granddaughter Adrienne (Andrew) Strassburg, great-grandchildren Andrew Jr, Aydan, Anthoni of Bath, granddauther Niki Partridge, predeceased great-grandchildren Tanya and Melony, Gary is also survived by his brother Richard (Judith) Gardiner of Hammondsport.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date with burial at the Bath National Cemetery.

The LaMarche Funeral Home is honored to assist Gary’s family with the arrangements.

Online condolences or remembrances of Gary are welcome on the Facebook page of Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc.

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  1. He was an active member of the Hammondsport Legion for many years. Was also part of the crew that built the Legion on 54. He loved his family including his four legged companions. Marched for many years in the Color Guard. He enjoyed watching the birds ,squirrels ,and any other critter that happened to wander in his yard.

  2. Grandpa the black licorice won’t be the same with out you. Now I have to keep it next my side of the couch. I love you and miss you.

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