James Robert Gardner age 51, of Warren, AR died Saturday, January 2nd, 2021 at the St. Vincent’s Infirmary in Little Rock, AR. He was born March 29, 1969 in Warren, AR a son of the late James Monroe “Jim” Gardner and Carolyn Carr Gardner. James Robert was a very dedicated Bradley County Sheriff’s Deputy, (BC7), his service to the people of Bradley County, went above and beyond the call of duty for the people he quietly assisted. He was an employee of PotlatchDeltic for over 19 years, he was responsible for the planning of the maintenance for the lumber mill. James Robert attended the First Assembly of God Church in Warren, AR and was a graduate of the Warren Public Schools.
James Robert is survived by his loving wife, Tanya Castleberry Gardner, whom he married April 23rd, 2016;
His sons Anthony Gardner, Mt Pleasant, AR; Hayden Smith, and spouse Ashley, Camden, AR; Weston Smith, Alma, AR. His daughter Angela Vallery and spouse Steven, Banks, AR. Brothers John Gardner and spouse Susan, Melbourne, AR; Micheal Gardner and spouse Marsha, Pansy, AR; Andrew Gardner and spouse April, Wilmar, AR. His sister Regina Gardner, Lacey, AR. 3 grandchildren Tucker Smith, Teale Smith and his new born grandson Tate Smith who was born January 1st, those grand babies were his pride and joy, his aunt Jeri Groves, he is also survived by his beloved baby, Sadie Girl. Also survived by several nieces and nephews, friends and family.
Graveside services with visitation 2:00PM Thursday, January 7th at McFarland Cemetery. Burial in McFarland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. www.frazerfuneralhome.com