Arnold "Chick" Gardner
July 2, 1924  -  November 11, 2018

Arnold "Chick" Gardner

TurcottePiper Mortuary Chapel
205 General Cavazos Blvd.
Kingsville, TX  78363
Thursday, November 15, 2018
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Map & Directions  Map & Directions

Funeral Service
TurcottePiper Mortuary Chapel
205 General Cavazos Blvd.
Kingsville, TX  78363
Friday, November 16, 2018
10:00 a.m.
Map & Directions  Map & Directions

Chamberlain Cemetery
735 West Caesar Avenue
Kingsville, TX  78363
Map & Directions  Map & Directions

I served in the Navy.

Arnold “Chick" Gardner, went to be with his Savior November 11th. He was born in Rio Grande City, July 2, 1924. He was 94 years old.
He enlisted in the Navy in 1942 and had a career that spanned 31 years and pinnacled as an E-9 Master maintenance chief. He participated in 3 wars: WWII, Korean, and Vietnam.
During his station in Southern California, he met Gwen Rogers. They married in 1950. Their lives were entwined for 63 years until Gwen passed away in 2013.
After retiring from Naval service in 1974, he worked as a security guard at Celanese Plant in Bishop.
Chick Gardner was a member and deacon at University Baptist Church in Kingsville.
He was an avid fisherman and repaired rods and reels in his free time.
He has left many family members which include 1 child, 4 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, and friends to remember his legacy of good humor, generosity, and encouragement.
Visitation will be held Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 5p.m.-9p.m. at Turcotte-Piper Mortuary Chapel. Funeral Service will be held Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Turcotte-Piper Mortuary. Interment will follow at Chamberlain Cemetery with Full Military Honors.

Services are entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, 205 General Cavazos Blvd. Kingsville, Texas 78363.

Condolences(1)

Sign Guestbook
  1. Roberto Sanchez
    corpus christi, TX

    You prepared a beautiful video. I know he will be watching over you and Brandi. He had a wonderful life and a wonderful family.

Start Planning Now

It is never too early to start planning for yours or your loved one's funeral.