Vernon Neal Gardner, 61, of Eddyville (formerly of Princeton) passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at St. Thomas Medical Center in Nashville, TN. He was a veteran of the US Army, retiring after 23 years, a member of Cross Roads Christian Church and a fork lift operator for Ameriqual Foods, a packaging plant in Evansville, IN. Vernon loved fishing and hunting which were his favorite hobbies.
He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Pamela Sue Sanders Gardner; daughter, Katherine Marie Gardner and fiancé Robert Hunt of Eddyville; sons, Neal Gardner and wife Stephanie of Dawson Springs and Scott Gardner of Eddyville; step-son Steven Hatfield and wife Denise of Evansville, IN; and 7 grandchildren, Peyton Gardner, Kenneth Gardner, Abigail Hatfield, Shannon Hatfield, Isabella Hatfield, Emma Hatfield and Vanessa Hatfield.
He was preceded in death his parents, Kenneth Neal and Evelyn Ann Roy Gardner and brother, Kenny Lee Gardner.
Memorial services will be held a later date.
Morgan’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.