Visitation will held on Saturday January 12, 2019 from 12-1 PM (1 hour prior to the funeral service).
MacKenzie & McCreath Funeral Home, Lucknow, ON

South Kinloss Cemetery, Lucknow, ON
In Memory of
Eugene "Red" Carmen Gardner
December 17th, 1939 - January 9th, 2019

Place of Death

Stratford General Hospital, Stratford


Eugene "Red" Gardner of Lucknow, died at Stratford Hospital on January 9, 2019 at the age of 79. He was the beloved husband of Audrey (Young) for 57 years. Red was born on December 17, 1939 at home in Lucknow to the late Christena (Havens) and James Gardner. He was the dear father of Sandra & Dennis Tondat of Erin, Greg & Laura Gardner of Barrie, and Michelle & Mike Humphrey of Lucknow. Missed by his grandchildren Alyssa, Mathew, Kara, Hannah, Reggie and Nick. Survived by his brothers Bob, Jimmy, and Roy (Nancy), and by his inlaws Bob (Barb) Young, George (Velma) Young. Visitation will be held Saturday January 12, 2019 from 12:00 noon until the time of the memorial service at 1:00 PM. Rev. Peggy Kinsman officiating.


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  Wingham & District Hospital Foundation

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Message from Joanne and Rod McDonagh2019-01-16 10:54:20

Audrey and family,

Please accept our sympathies on your loss of husband and father.  We are currently out of the country and just now getting updated.  He was such a quiet man with a friendly smile.  Thinking of you.

Joanne & Rod.

Message from Allen & Glenda Gardner2019-01-14 08:31:12

Our sincere condolences at this time of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Message from Judy Noble2019-01-12 20:06:22

Audey, Sandra & Dennis, Greg & Laura, Michelle & Mike:

I am sorry to here of the passing of Red, my thoughts are with you all.

Message from Walter and Lorraine Arnold2019-01-12 18:15:41

Our sincere sympathy in the loss of your dear husband, father & grandfather. Our thoughts are with you at this time.

Message from Jim and Chris Cranston2019-01-12 15:55:37

So very sorry for your loss

Message from Shirley Woodason2019-01-12 15:15:25

Dear Audrey 'n Family,

May I extend my deepest sympathy to you at this time of loss. May God provide comfort and strength to carry on. Although I didn't know "Red" I am sad that another relative has passed on.

Your cousin Shirley Woodason

Message from Delores van Osch(Heffernan)2019-01-12 12:26:37

Audrey and family,

 I extend my deepest Sympathy to ths family.

     May He rest in Peace


  Delores vanOsch

Message from Delores van Osch(Heffernan)2019-01-12 12:26:17

Audrey and family,

 I extend my deepest Sympathy to ths family.

     May He rest in Peace


  Delores vanOsch

Message from Ty Pollard2019-01-12 08:48:11

Nick, Mike, Michelle & Reggie,

I'm sorry your grandpa/dad passed away. My sympathy to your whole family.


Message from Brian & Annette MacKenzie 2019-01-12 08:04:28

Michelle, Mike, Reggie & Nic,

We are very sorry to hear of your dad/grandpa's passing. We're thinking of you at this sad time and extending our deepest sympathies.

Brian, Annette, Lane & Coye, Branson & Drayton

Message from Karen & Win Allen2019-01-11 19:53:36

our sincere sympathy Audrey to you & your family. Thinking of you at this time.

Message from Bob and Sherri Humphrey2019-01-11 18:19:04

Thoughts and Prayers on the passing of Red.Hugs XO

Message from Andrea Hamilton 2019-01-11 17:03:56

Our sincere sympathy to the Gardner family. 

Message from D.A. and Evelyn Hackett2019-01-11 10:40:09

 Dear Audrey and family we were sorry to hear of Eugenes death he has suffered for a long time and now he is at peace Thinking of you at this time.

Message from Brenda Melong2019-01-11 10:26:46

My sincere sympathy to you and your family Audrey.  My thoughts and prayers are with you all. 

Message from Gary G Graham2019-01-11 10:01:39

It is with sadness,I extend our deepest sympathy and sincere condolences to Audrey and family,the Gardener and Young family in the passing of Red. We hold many fond memories of Red.

                                                                             Mick Graham

                                                                              Ron Graham

Message from Joyce Jackson2019-01-11 09:12:29

Dear Audrey and Family,

So sorry to hear of your loss.

Sending heartfelt condolences to you and your family.

Joyce Jackson 

Message from Ron and Louise Conley2019-01-10 22:07:25

Audrey, Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Ron and Louise Conley

Message from Joan and John pollard2019-01-10 17:06:39

Audrey and family, our sincerely sympathy for your loss.Sorry we are away but our thoughts  and prayers are with you at this difficult time. 

Message from Bill brooks2019-01-10 15:54:19

Our sympathy goes out to all the family..even through we will not be able to be there ...we will be thinking of you all..

Bill, Betty Brooks and family

Message from Roy & Nancy Gardner 2019-01-10 14:28:30

Our sincerest condolences to Audrey and Family. RIP dear Brother.