Obituary and funeral service: William Gardner ‘Bill’ Pardue, 75, of Monroe

William Gardner (Bill) Pardue, age 75, of Monroe, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019. He was born on May 10, 1944, in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Paul Sevier Pardue and Martha Louise Engret Pardue. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Kaye Gray Pardue and his children, Master Sergeant Thomas (Susan) Pardue of Crownsville, Maryland, Rebecca Pardue (Kevin) Mink of Mountain City, Tennessee, Joseph Pardue and John Pardue of Monroe Georgia. Three grandchildren, Eben James Pardue, Logan Dean Mink and Lanie Anne Mink. He is also survived by brother, Thomas (Joyce) Pardue of Jonesboro, Tennessee, and sister, Pat Pardue (Dave) Marshall of Maryville, Tennessee.
Mr. Pardue received his Master’s Degree from Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, specializing in clinical counseling, rehabilitation assessment, and special education. He served as senior vocational rehabilitation specialist for the Georgia Department of Corrections. He was the founder of Rehabilitation Consultants of Georgia, Inc. As a forensics behavioral specialist and CEO, he testified as an expert in detention protocol litigation. In 1997, he became a member of the Georgia DOC commissioner’s staff and initiated the compliance division with numerous statewide responsibilities. He served in several criminal justice agencies nationwide as a consultant. He consulted in the District of Columbia for over 25 years. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to either Bethlehem First UMC, 709 Christmas Ave. Bethlehem, Ga 30620, or Thompson UCC, P.O. Box 308 Thompson, CT 06277. A Memorial Service will be held at Tim Stewart Funeral Home in Monroe, Georgia, on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at 2:00 P.M. Officiating will be The Rev. Frank Bernat, Senior Pastor of Bethlehem First United Methodist Church where Mr. Pardue was a member. Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 209 South Hammond Drive, Monroe, Ga 30655. 770-267-2594. You may sign the online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com

Reposted courtesy of Tim Stewart Funeral Home.

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