Rick Gingery

  • Born: August 1, 1944
  • Died: December 1, 2019
  • Location: Ankeny, Iowa

Memorial Services of Iowa

4208 North Ankeny Blvd.
Ankeny, IA 50023

Tel. (515) 964-0592

Tribute & Message From The Family

Rick Gingery, 75, of Ankeny passed away suddenly after complications of surgery on December 1, 2019.

Rick's life will be celebrated with a visitation Thursday, December 5th from 5-7 PM. There will be a funeral Friday, December 6 at 10:30 AM. All services are being held at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic church in Ankeny.

Rick was born August 1, 1944 in Melrose Park, IL to Leo and Vona Gingery. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting at Buena Vista College in 1968 and a Master's Degree in Accounting from Drake University in 1973. In 1968 Rick was a bank examiner for the State of Iowa, an auditor for the IRS from 1970-75, he owned and operated two Amoco service stations in Ankeny for 15 years, then as sold Shelter Insurance until retirement.

Rick touched many lives with his outgoing personality. He was always there to lend a helping hand to others with handyman projects. He was active in Knights of Columbus, the Ankeny Chamber, and the Ankeny Golf and Country Club. Rick enjoyed attending Iowa Hawkeye football games, golfing with his friends, and spending time in Arizona with Barb. During retirement he had a talent for woodworking.

His survivors include his wife, Barb Gingery; his son, Chris (Mindy Miller); his daughter Julie (Gingery) Schneiter (Todd Schneiter); his grandchildren, Madison & Nick Gingery, Kaci & Koy Schneiter; and many great friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Vona Gingery; and his brother, Gary Gingery.