David “AJ” Gardner, 34, of Richmond, Indiana passed away on December 30, 2021 at Reid Health. He was born June 26, 1987 to Kenneth and Terri Gardner, both of Richmond, Indiana.

David was passionate about life and spreading positivity to everyone.  He was always in motion as an avid cyclist, he did all things with high energy. His love of helping people from all walks of life and his son Aiden are what drove him every day.

David leaves behind the greatest joy of his life his son Aiden “Wyn” Gardner and his significant other Jana Smith. He is also survived by his siblings Jamie (JT) Murphy, Lacey Gardner, James (Starr) Gardner, Ron Reece, Summer (Jarea) Kirchner and Sa’de Reece, along with an abundance of family and friends that loved his dearly.

He was preceded in death by his aunt Sherri Reece and grandma Rosalee Gardner.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday January 5, 2022 at 12pm at Galilean Baptist Church, 204 S Morton Ave, Centerville, IN 47330. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Community Family Funeral Home.