Jason Q. Gardner, 39, of East Peoria, passed away at 3:26am on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at UnityPoint Health- Methodist in Peoria.
He was born May 31, 1980 in Fairview, IL to Billy Gardner and Rosalie Finocchario.
He is survived by his mother, Rose; step-dad, Randy Watkins; aunts and uncles, Terry (Frank) Ryan, Betsy (Royce) Flickner; Louis, Joseph (Gloria), Angelo (Sue), Richard (Cathy), Chuck (Joelle) Finocchario; and many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his dad and grandparents, Angelo and Libby Finocchario.
Jason loved life, his many friends, and good music. He also enjoyed watching sports, especially the Raiders. Jason was a big guy with an even bigger heart who will be missed by everyone who loved him
Family and friends will celebrate his life from 1-3:00pm Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington. Cremation rites have been accorded.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
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