Roger Dale Gardner, 63, of Granite Quarry, passed away Friday, May 11, 2018 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC.
He was born March 12, 1955 in Rowan County, NC to the late L.D. and Dorothy Lefler Gardener. Roger worked as a finisher for Smith & Son Builders.
He was an active member of Victory Baptist Church. Roger enjoyed fishing at High Rock Lake, he had a deep love for his wife Betty, his children and grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Roger was preceded in death by his Brother, Tommy Gardner.
Roger is survived by his wife of over 29 years, Betty Harmon Gardner, whom he married March 14, 1989; daughters, Teresa Lynn Wilkerson and husband Brian of Salisbury, Kim Dawn Cline and husband William of Rockwell; sons, Roger Wayne Heilig of Salisbury, Tony Eugene Lanning and wife Jessica of Salisbury, Scottie Wayne Lanning and wife Sue of Mocksville, Johnny Lanning and wife Christy of Salisbury, and Jody Dale Lanning and wife Katie of Asheville; brothers, David Gardner and wife Linda of Greensboro, Terry Gardner and wife Wendy of Salisbury, and Kenneth Gardner of Conway, SC; 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
The family will greet friends and relatives on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Powles Staton Funeral Home, Rockwell, NC.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in the Powles Staton Funeral Home Chapel, Rockwell, NC, with Pastor Chris Sadler of Victory Baptist Church, and Rev. Bruce Graham of Canaan Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will follow at Brookhill Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the National Stroke Association, 9707 East Easter Lane, Suite B, Centennial, CO 80112 .
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the Gardner family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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