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“My condolences to the Gardner family. May the God of tender mercy grant you peace and comfort during this time of sorrow. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: R Lee - Fairview Heights, IL

“You have our deepest sympathie on the lose of your father. May he forever RIP. Hugs and Many Prayers coming your way.xxxx❤ ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Linda, Rory,Adam and Alex Ford/Patton - IL

“We remember Lennie from when he played Khoury League for Harry for quite a few years. One special Memory we have is when he was young and playing...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Harry & Diana Dunnigan - IL

“SEMPER FI - FELLOW VETERAN THANK YOU - FOR YOUR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY.You are one of our heroes. We will remember you always and miss you dearly...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: PHIL ODOM - HOUSTON, TX

“We are shocked and saddened by Lenny's passing. Our condolences to all the family. Betty, our heart breaks along with yours. Love and prayers, Jim...Read More »
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Leonard Gail Gardner, 55, of Mt. Vernon, IL, born May 9, 1960 in Belleville, IL, passed away on Friday, December 11, 2015 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. Mr. Gardner was a roofing contractor. He also honorably served his country in the United States Navy.

He was preceded in death by his father, Gail Richard Gardner.

Leonard is survived by his 2 daughters; Gabrielle Renee Gardner of Mt. Vernon, IL and Sierra Rae Gardner of New Athens, IL; 2 granddaughters; Sophia Marie and Addilynne Gardner, both of Mt. Vernon, IL, his mother; Martha E. ,nee, Carroll, Gardner of Smithton, IL 1 brother; Daniel (Glenda) Gardner of Smithton, IL and 1 sister; Laura Gardner-Mathes of Council, ID.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.

Visitation: Friends may call at St. Paul Lutheran Church in New Athens, IL on Thursday, December 17, 2015 from 5 - 8 p.m. and on Friday, December 18, 2015 from 10 - 11 a.m.

Funeral: Services will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church in New Athens, IL on Friday, December 18, 2015 at 11 a.m. with Rev. John Lukomski officiating. Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens is in charge of arrangements.