Robert Arnold ‘Bert’ Gardner

Robert Arnold “Bert” Gardner, 53, of Waycross died Saturday, June 13, 2020. 

A native of New York, he had lived in Ware County the past 30 years and was a former correction officer at Ware State Prison in Waycross. He enjoyed fishing, painting and spending time with his family.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Arnold and Donna Gardner.

Survivors are his fiancé, Michelle Beck, Waycross; three sons, Cole Gardner and fiancé, Felicia Stewart, Jesup, Garrett (Amy) Gardner, Screven and Blake (Lexi) Gardner, Blackshear; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Lillian (Alvin) Keener, Goldsberg, NC and Peggy (Jim) Bowen, Metter; two brothers, Joe (Anita) Gardner and Michael (Melissa) Gardner, both of Screven and several other extended relatives.

Memorial services will be held by the family.

Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home of Jesup is in charge of arrangements.

To plant a tree in memory of Robert Gardner as a living tribute, please visit Tribute Store.

(0) entries

Sign the guestbook.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.