Philip C. Gardner

Philip C. Gardner

Philip C. Gardner, 84, a lifelong resident of Greenfield, was born into a new life Wednesday August 7, 2013, at Springhurst Health Campus, Greenfield. He was born June 16, 1929, in Greenfield, to the late Earl and Teresa M. (Case) Gardner.

He was a graduate of Greenfield High School, received his bachelor degree in engineering from Rose-Poly Tech and later attended the University of Illinois. He worked with the State of Indiana as a civil engineer and later was owner/partner of F & G Engineers in Indianapolis. He belonged to many professional organizations including the Electric League of Indiana, Indiana Society of Hospital Engineers, and the National Society of Professional Engineers. He was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church, a member of the original planning committee for the building of the church and the school, member of the choir and the Holy Name Society. Philip was also a member of the Greenfield Elks Club, Greenfield Community Choir, and the local Theatre Group during the 70’s & 80’s.

He is survived by his wife, Jean (Padgett) Gardner of Knightstown, formerly of Greenfield; sons, Stephen Gardner of Bloomington, Dennis Gardner of Plainfield; daughters, Sally (Roger) Campbell of Knightstown, Jane (John) Constantine of Greenfield; eleven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John and Maurice; and a sister, Vashti Kuntz.

Visitation will be 2-6 p.m. Sunday August 11, 2013, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel of Greenfield. A funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Monday August 12, 2013, at St. Michael Catholic Church, Greenfield. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery, Greenfield.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Michaels Catholic Church, 519 Jefferson Blvd, Greenfield, IN 46140, or to Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209-4830.

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