Shelby Lee Gardner, Jr.

A funeral service celebrating the life of Shelby Lee Gardner, Jr., 62, will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, March 3, 2023, at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Funeral Home Coushatta chapel with Bro. Bobby Henley officiating. Interment will follow in Bethany Cemetery in Coushatta. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Thursday, March 2, 2023, at the funeral home.

Shelby was born on August 3, 1960, in Coushatta, LA to Shelby and Carolyn Ann Gardner and passed away February 28, 2023, in Shreveport, LA.

Shelby was preceded in death by his mother, Carolyn Gardner; sisters, Nancy Gardner and Kelly Bonner; and brother-in-law, Michael Taylor, Sr.

Left to cherish his memory are his father, Shelby Lee Gardner, Sr.; daughter, Julie Gardner and fiancée, Charles Stratton, Jr.; spouse, Colinda Crocker; sisters, Becky Dubois, and husband, Doug, Jr., Lisa Gardner, and April Gardner; and his beloved fur baby, Dusty.

Honoring Shelby as pallbearers will be Derrick Dubois, Jessie Bonner, Michael Brown, Michael Taylor, Jr., Charles Stratton, and David Gardner. Serving as honorary pallbearers are Timothy Tingle, Selma Tingle, Bobby Henley, Damon Gardner, Cody Dubois, Roger Gardner, and Destyni Dubois.

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