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Billy Gardner

July 21, 1937 — July 14, 2018

ELM CITY – William Curtis “Billy” Gardner, 80, died Saturday, July 14, 2018.

Funeral, Wednesday, 11:00 AM, Wilbanks Christian Church, conducted by Dr. Bobby White and Dwight Batts, followed by interment in Evergreen Memorial Park.  The family will be at Wilson Memorial Service, Wilson, Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:00 PM.

Surviving is his wife of nearly 60 years, Yvonne Varnell Gardner; daughter, Karen Wingfield (Jeff) of Elm City; son, Phil D. Gardner of Elm City; grandchildren, Kelli Edwards (Drew) of Elm City, Darren Gardner of Greenville, SC, and Eric Gardner of Greenville, NC; great-granddaughter, Katie Edwards; brother, Turner Gardner, Jr (Rebecca) of Elm City.

He was retired from Export Tobacco Company.  A son of  the late Turner and Mildred Thomas Gardner, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Doug.

Memorials are suggested to the Wilbanks Christian Church, c/o Eddie Jones, 5556 Weaver Rd, Elm City, NC 27822-8208.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

6:30 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Wilbanks Christian Church

6128 NC-42, Elm City, NC 27822

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Interment

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Evergreen Memorial Park

2800 Nash St N, Wilson, NC 27896

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