Richard Gardner


Richard Lee Gardner, 69, of Seymour, died at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at Schneck Medical Center.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Louise “Fay” Umphress Gardner; two sons, Jeffrey Allen (Gina) Gardner and Michael Lee Gardner; three grandchildren; a brother, Thomas (Lou) Gardner; and a sister, Sharon (Don) Buckles.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Voss Chapel in Seymour, with the Rev. Scott Brown officiating. Burial with full military rites will follow at Riverview Cemetery in Seymour. Calling will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. until service time Monday. A Masonic service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association through the funeral home.