With deepest sorrow, we announce that Isaiah Andre Gardner, age 20 our most beloved son, grandson, brother, and friend passed suddenly on September 20, 2020. Isaiah was born September 11, 2000 at Lincoln County Hospital in Fayetteville, Tennessee. Isaiah was a 2018 Franklin County High School graduate and a 2020 Southeast Lineman Training Center graduate class CLP24 in Trenton, Georgia.
Isaiah is preceded in death by his great-grandmother, Dorothy Franis Guerrero and his great-grandfather, Luther Gardner.
Isaiah is survived by his beloved mother, Nicole "Nikki" (Anthony Hobson) Gardner; his beloved grandmother, Patsy Gardner; his brothers, Deontay (Alisha) Gardner, Quinton Gardner, Braxton Hobson, and his sister, Alicia Gardner; Several great-aunts and great uncles, cousins, and close family friends.
Isaiah will always be remembered for his giving nature. To know Isaiah was to love Isaiah. He accomplished his dream to become a lineman and recently started working in the Nashville area at TTS. He was formally employed at Western Sirloin Steak House in Decherd.
Isaiah enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Isaiah had a passion for hunting, fishing, horseback riding and training his dog, Max how to duck hunt. He loved cutting up with his brothers and picking on his sister. He adored his new baby brother. Isaiah was an active member at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Flintville for his entire life. He enjoyed giving back to his community and helping those in need. He was always willing to lend a helping hand. Isaiah spent the summers in Kenya with his grandmother sharing the Lord’s word. The kids in Kenya adored him just as much as he adored them. Isaiah was a true friend to his friends ready and willing at a moments notice to endure a nine-hour drive in each direction for the sake of friendship.
“Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will be repay for his deed.” Proverbs 19:17
Go do something nice today in Isaiah’s name.
Visitation will be on Saturday September 26, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., at Watson-North Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be held with the family on Saturday following the funeral service. Online condolences may be shared at www.watsonnorth.com
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