Robert Charles Gardner

May 30, 1969 - May 17, 2021

Robert Charles Gardner, born May 30, 1969, passed away May 17, 2021. He was a lifelong resident of Fort Myers. Robert was of the Christian faith.

When Robert was younger, he loved spending time on the water. He received his first boat by the time he was a teenager and loved fishing in it with his friends. Robert was a graduate of Fort Myers High School, where he was a proud member of the football team. His favorite NFL team was the Jaguars. He also had an enthusiasm for bowling, which led him to open The Bowling Pro Shop at Gator Lanes. He was known to have scored many perfect games while competing in league tournaments. Robert’s favorite past time was joking and telling stories while having a beer with his friends.

He is survived by his loving mother, Mary Gardner of Lehigh Acres; Fiancée Susan Wehner of Fort Myers; Cousin Glinda Ludlow of Alva, and a large and loving group of friends. Robert was preceded in death by his father, Robert Roy Gardner.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, May 30, 2021 at Ter-Tini’s, 1901 Crystal Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33907.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions can be made to the ALS Foundation at, 1300 Wilson Blvd., Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22209.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Fort Myers, is entrusted with final care.


  1. matthew May 25, 2021 at 1:01 am

    love you rob you will always be in my heart.
    rest in peace bud.

  2. Dan shea May 26, 2021 at 9:49 am

    You were a great guy taken way to soon

  3. Dawn DeFilippis May 27, 2021 at 8:22 am

    A great guy taken way to soon. May you RIP and sail thru the heavens.

  4. Khristie Gardner Jul 11, 2021 at 3:13 am

    You were my first real love. You will always be in my heart. Rest in peace. You will be missed! Love you

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