David Thomas (Ambrose) Gardner was born on October 21, 1960, in Homer, Louisiana. He went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, in Homer, Louisiana with his loving and devoted sister by his side.
David, or Ambrose, as he was called by many, graduated from LSUS with a degree in Child Psychology. He worked as a newspaper carrier for many years. David was an extraordinary and genuine person who had a pure heart. He loved the Lord and was grateful every day for God’s grace. David was able to see the humor and the good in every situation. He could light up the room with just his smile. David was never a shy person and never met a stranger. He loved everyone he met and always had a kind word. David was a very talented musician. He was able to play several instruments, but his favorite was the guitar. He would even teach guitar in his spare time. David was a very loving son, brother, uncle, and friend who will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
David is preceded in death by his parents, Floyd T. Gardner, Jr. and Mary Wanda Evans Ambrose, his grandparents; Floyd T. Gardner, Sr. and Catherine Maurice Gardner, and Larry and Mary Catherine Evans.
Those left to cherish his memories are his sister, Kathryn Windham; dad, David Ambrose; aunts, Diann Wilson, Judy Evans Risner, and Susan Pepper; uncle, Danny Evans; nieces, Lydia Michael and Lauren Spurlock and husband Colton; nephew, Joseph Windham; great nieces and nephews, Hannah Michael, Matthew Michael, Josie Spurlock, and June Spurlock, and by numerous other loving family and friends.