Raymond D. Gard, age 58, of Roanoke, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 10:16 pm at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. He worked as an inventory manager for Wayne Fasteners, Fort Wayne for over 30 years. He liked to work on cars, was an avid NASCAR and drag racing fan, and enjoyed music.
Raymond was born November 5, 1961, in Elkhart, a son of Raymond I. and Lucille (Baker) Gard. On June 27, 1981 he married his beloved wife of 39 years Terry Morence in Fort Wayne. She survives in Roanoke. Also surviving are 2 sons Raymond M. (Erin) Gard of Somerville, Tennessee and Corey Gard of Roanoke, a granddaughter Charity Gard of Somerville, a sister Connie Pallie of Fort Wayne, and 2 brothers Woody Hiner of North Carolina and Randy Hiner of Elkhart. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Penny Bloss.
A memorial service will be held Monday, July 13 at 10:30 am at Deal-Rice Funeral Home- Huntington Chapel with calling one hour prior to the service. Pastor Bill Rapp will officiate.
Preferred memorials are to a nursing home of the donor’s choice, c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.
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