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Barry Alan Gardner

Barry was loved by all and will be greatly missed! He was loving, kind, considerate, fun, ambitious, and creative; his dreams were big, and accomplishments were abundant. Barry was an outstanding chef and had a true green thumb in the garden.

Barry was born on December 24, 1957, in Benton, Arkansas to Al and Barbara Gardner. He married Debbie Reynolds on September 19, 1987, in Anchorage, Alaska; the couple share three daughters; Amanda, Amber and Angela, all born in Anchorage, Alaska.

Barry passed away on May 19, 2022, surrounded by love from his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Debbie Gardner; his stepmother Jane Gardner and father-in-law Robert Reynolds; daughters Amanda and significant other Adam Miller, Amber and significant other Raymond Murdock, and Angela Gardner; his sister Deirdre and husband Frank D’Antonio, Janel and husband Zack Steed; brother Forest and wife Allison Gardner; four grandchildren, Domenic, Berri, Ben and Lily; brother-in-laws, Ronnie Reynolds, Robbie and wife Myda Reynolds; and numerous nieces and nephews that meant a great deal to him.

Barry was preceded in death by his parents Al and Barbara Gardner and mother-in-law Joy Reynolds.


Memorial service for Barry Alan Gardner will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at his home in Kemp, TX.


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