Danny Ray Gardner

July 21, 1955 - June 23, 2023

07/21/1955 - 06/23/2023

Past Services

Family and Friends Gathering
Thursday June 29, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions

GATES, NC – Danny Ray Gardner, a general contractor, construction worker and jack of all trades, passed away on June 23, 2023, in Greenville, North Carolina, at the age of 67. He was born on July 21, 1955, in Kenly, North Carolina, to Harvey Earl Gardner and Lena Marie Talton Gardner.

Danny loved his family deeply, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed tinkering with cars and had worked with his hands since the age of eight. He will be remembered for his dedication to his family and his passion for fixing things.

He is survived by his beloved wife Rosa, two sons, Danny Gardner Jr. of Gates, and Randall Gardner (Camiel) of Martinsville, VA., two daughters, Deborah Gardner Sharon of Gates, NC, and Nichole Bangal (Jonathan) of Gates; thirteen grandchildren: Danny Ray Gardner III, Kyle Gardner, Payton Gardner, Samantha Gardner, Jacob Gardner, Madison Gardner, Kaylynn Sharon, Cheyanne Sharon, Skylar Gardner, Anthony Bangal, Kayden Bangal, Olivia Bangal, Bryson Bangal, and a great-granddaughter, Amillie Ray Jenkins. He is also survived by his sister, Sherry Hodge of Chesapeake, VA, and brother, Teddy Wayne Gardner of Newport News, VA.

Danny was preceded in death by his father, Harvey Earl Gardner, and mother, Lena Marie Howard Gardner.

A celebration of life gathering will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2023, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5171 Glenwood Ave #101, Raleigh, NC 27612 or online by clicking here

Danny will be missed dearly by his family and friends. May he rest in peace.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Gardner family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Ronald Fravel
9 months ago

Rosa Lee and family, we are sorry for your loss and that we will be unable to attend services, but, we are thinking of you all. Our prayers are with you. Ronald Wayne and Ginny

Don Baker
9 months ago

He will be missed bye many. Fly high my friend

Mark G. Loudin
9 months ago

My deepest condolences for all of the Gardener family and prayers for strength and understanding in this difficult time. May each of you go forward with the rest of your lives knowing that Danny lived his life as a honorable man and was the very definition of the Golden Rule, ” Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”. Love to all.

Roberta Boyle
9 months ago

We have known Danny and Rosa for many years. We care deeply for this family. Danny had a heart for people and he loved the Lord. May his family follow his love for the Lord. We will meet again.??❤️?✝️ Our BrotherDanny.Sr. Our family Chuck, Jr. Christy Breeden, Mike Boyle.

Milton Carter
9 months ago

Danny was a good man who would do anything in the world that he could for you even if he didn’t know you Danny work very hard to take care of his family which meant the world to him he was a kind of man who never really knew a stranger everybody likes him respected him the world lost really good man there’s no doubt he’s with angels now my sincere condolences to his family during their time of mourning and healing

Jenkins and family
9 months ago

So sorry for your loss Gardner family. No words can describe such a wonderful man of God.
Rest in Paradise Mr.Danny. We’ll never forget you. Love from the Jenkins family.