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Buster Gardner, age 75, of New castle, Texas died October 9, 1997. He was born December 2, 1921 in Wynnewood, Oklahoma to the late James A. and Aora Ellen Frances Gardner. He was raised in the Texas Panhandle near Shamrock. He was a member of the Methodist church..
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a sergeant in the 184th Infantry Regiment He served in the South Pacilic Campaign. He received a Good Conduct Medal. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans.
Mr. Gardner married Catherine Eileen Wilson on December 4, 1946, in Wheeler, Texas. He was a retired dairy farmer, mechanic and construction worker. He moved from Southern California to Newcastle in 1982-.
Survivors include his wife, Eileen Gardner of Newcastle; six sons, Loyd Darrell of Holtville, California, Bennie Doyle of Christmas Valley, Oregon, Robin Cecil of Draper, Utah, Rondel Delbert of Crescent City, California, Gary Eugene and Jesse Dale, both of Newcastle; three daughters, Lynda Eileen Haislip and Cathie Jeynell Eubanks, both of Niland, California, Clarissa Ellen Gardner of Sedona, Arizona; one brother, James A. of Cabazon California; two sisters, Cleta Wigley and Freda Tate, both of San Jacinto, California; nineteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.