Gary Shingledecker
August 21, 1944 - September 11, 2022

Gary Shingledecker

Gary Shingledecker
Aug 21, 1944 - Sep 11, 2022

Gary Shingledecker

GARY SHINGLEDECKER
MUSCATINE, Iowa - Gary "Red" Shingledecker, 78, of Muscatine, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2022, at Simpson Memorial Home in West Liberty.

Funeral service will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 15, 2022, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home in Muscatine. Pastor Dave Hoffman will officiate. Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 15, 2022, at the Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the family, in care of his wife, Marsha.

Gary was born on August 21, 1944, in Muscatine, the son of Carl and Mildred Bierman Shingledecker. He married Marsha Schmidt on December 1, 1995 at New Hope Church, in Muscatine.

He was a retired employee for the City of Muscatine, though many would know Gary as a life-long barber, even taking over Harold Lee's shop after his retirement. Gary kept his license up to date, including plans on recertification in October. He also enjoyed garage sales, flea markets and antique shops, collecting John Deere toy tractors, as well as buying and selling classic cars. He was the type who always had a project going.

Gary will be missed dearly by his wife, Marsha; son Casey Shingledecker; step-sons Austin Schmidt and his wife Jill of Oskaloosa, and Brandon Schmidt of Lady Lake, Florida; grandchildren Cameron Shingledecker, Mitchel Shingledecker, Ayden Schmidt, and Tate Peakin; siblings Sharon Sheridan, Carla Conn, and Debra Leese and her husband Roger.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Bradley Shingledecker; and his dog, Coco.

 
 

LuAnn Senger on Sep 15, 2022

Marsha....I am so sorry for your loss. May Perpetual Light Shine Upon your beloved husband. I am glad all of his pain is gone now. He will be waiting for you in Paradise when your work on Earth is done. Prayers for you and your family.

Ken & Judi Cooley on Sep 14, 2022

Sorry to hear of your loss of Red he will be missed but Heaven is a much better place to be and you can be assured hes happy now. Ken Cooley

Teresa A Anderson on Sep 13, 2022

Marsha,
I wish I had words to ease your pain and sooth your soul. Gary was such a great guy...and what a sense of humor. He will be remembered lovingly by all who knew him.
Teresa Anders

Kathy Gerling on Sep 12, 2022

Gary was a super nice.guy. .and you two were.nlessed.w your.yimemtogether. I will.miss.seeing.him.and talking to him. May your memories help sustain you and the entire family.

Sue Willits on Sep 12, 2022

Marsha, So sorry to hear of Gary's passing. May your memories bring you and your family comfort in the days ahead.

Cindy Miller on Sep 12, 2022

Marsha, I am so sorry to have heard of Gary's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Take care, Cindy Miller

Kathy Swearingen on Sep 12, 2022

Marsha, I am so sorry to hear about Gary.

LeAnn Gillespie on Sep 12, 2022

Marsha, I am sorry to hear about the passing of your husband. May he rest in peace!

Tara (Buttz) Korthaus on Sep 12, 2022

Oh gosh Casey I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. My sincere condolences to you and your whole family.

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15
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Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home
1931 Houser Street
Muscatine, IA 52761
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM


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Sep
15
Thursday
Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home
1931 Houser Street
Muscatine, IA 52761
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


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