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Frederick Eugene Gardner

March 19, 1948 - June 22, 2020

Frederick Eugene Gardner, 72, of Glen Dale, WV, passed away Monday, June 22, 2020.

He was born March 19, 1948, in Steubenville, OH, a son of the late Eugene J. and Agnes M. (Smiar) Gardner.

Upon his graduation from the West Virginia University College of Law, Mr. Gardner went to work as an Associate in the firm of Rickey, Chase, Chase & Hyre, in June 1973. He became a partner in that firm several years later, and the firm changed its name to Chase, Hyre & Gardner, later Gardner and Jackson, and finally to Gardner Law Offices PLLC. He practiced law in the same location at 509 Seventh Street, Moundsville, for over 34 years. He was also the City Attorney for Benwood and Glen Dale, and a member of the West Virginia State Bar, and served in its Board of Governors from 1992 to 1995.

Mr. Gardner was active in the Boy Scouts of America, and served as a Scoutmaster of Troop 82, in Glen Dale. He was a past member of the Ohio River Valley Council Executive Board, and the recipient of the Silver Beaver Award in recognition of his volunteer work as an adult leader for the Boy Scouts of America. He was also a member of the Moundsville Kiwanis Club, and a charter member of the Ranch Oleo Hunt Club near Majorsville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothea (Vasiliw) Kosut; and a brother, David Gardner. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Mary Francine (Kennedy) Gardner; two sons, Jeremiah Lee Gardner (Jennifer Adams) of Moundsville, and Christopher Allan Gardner of Glen Dale; a brother, Tom (Sue) Gardner of PA; and a grandson, Brandon Lane Gardner.

Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 pm, Thursday, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, where funeral services will be held at 11 am, Friday, June 26, 2020, with Pastor David Forsythe officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Legal Aid of WV, 1025 Main Street, Wheeling, WV 26003, or online at www.TMCfunding.com. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, June 25, 2020

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel

118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041


Date: Thursday, June 25, 2020

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel

118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041


Service Information

Date: Friday, June 26, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel

118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041


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