James W. Gardner, 67, of Middleport, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2012, at his residence. He was born to the late Marvin and Eva (Shoemaker) Gardner on February 6, 1945, in Gallipolis, Ohio. Mr. Gardner was a retired Operation Supervisor at the AEP Gavin Plant. He was also an army veteran.
He is survived by his children, Trena (Dwight) James, Robin (Michael) Eurell, Carita (Brandon) Williams, Ryan (Chelsie) Varian, and Brittany (Rex) Stone; companion, Cheryl Varian; grandchildren, Jeremiah and Breanne James, Heavenlee, Shyanne, and Destinee McGuire, Dakota Eurell, Sutton Williams, Jesse (Elizabeth) Gardner, Shawna Gardner, Brayden Stone, and Gavin (Hamilton) Varian; great-grandchildren, Isaiah and Aaryle Gardner; brothers and sisters, William (Jenny) Gardner, Betty Clark, Tulica (JE) Cremeans, Randy (Tammy) Garner, Ernie (Tammy) Gardner, Teresa (Mike) Little, Denise Williams, and Julia James; and several nieces and nephews
He is preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m., on Saturday, November 17, 2012, at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy. Friends may call two hours prior to the memorial service. Memorial contributions may be sent to the family to 590 E. Main St. Pomeroy, OH 45769.
An online registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.