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Robert William " Bob " Gardiner

December 28, 1937 — October 2, 2020

Robert William " Bob " Gardiner, 82, of Ridgeville, South Carolina, husband to Terry Annette Gardiner (Bletsch) of 26 years, entered into eternal rest on Friday, October 2, 2020, surrounded by his family.

Born on December 28, 1937 in Staten Island, New York, Robert was a son of the late, Robert Gardiner and Ruth (Christie) Gardiner

Bob was a member of Southern Mustangs and Fords car club, American Legion, Marine Corps League and enjoyed golf, fishing and going to car shows . Robert was a Private in the Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve, serving in Korean War.

In addition to his wife, Bob is survived by a son, Robert William Gardiner, Jr. (Debbie) from Santee, South Carolina; his daughters, Kim Gardiner Manfredi (Edward) and Laura Gardiner Cushing (Michael) both from New Jersey; his sister, Lynne Gardiner DiForte (Louis) from New Jersey. Five grandchildren, five step grandchildren and one great grandson.

A memorial service and interment will be scheduled at a future date at the Sandridge Baptist Church in Ridgeville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Robert`s memory may be sent to the Lewy Body Dementia Association,, 404-935-6444.

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Avinger Funeral Home, 2274 Eutaw Rd., Holly Hill, SC 29059, (803) 496-3434.
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