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GARY LEE SCHIEFERDECKER
Gary Lee Schieferdecker, 75, of Quincy, formerly of Liberty, passed away at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday (September 10, 2019) in Blessing Hospital.
Born January 14, 1944 in Quincy, Gary was the son of Kenneth and Emma Tyler Schieferdecker. He married Jackie Cooper on June 13, 1964 in St. John Catholic Church in Quincy. She survives.
Gary was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. An avid Nascar and football fan, he also enjoyed tending to his flower garden and watching the birds in his yard. Gary loved riding his motorized chair with his dog "Baby" sitting between his feet.
Mr. Schieferdecker was employed as an over the road truck driver for 32 years until his retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Jackie; a daughter, Julie Uppinghouse (Randy) of Payson; two sons, Greg Schieferdecker (Julie) of Quincy and Bob Schieferdecker (Angie) of Daytona Beach, FL; seven grandchildren, Andy Boden (Janelle), Heidi Logsdon (Matt), Tyler Schieferdecker (Abby), David Boden-Shackleton (Jess), Katie Asbridge (Matt), Lucas Schieferdecker and Kristie Schieferdecker; six step grandchildren, Arika Pipkin (Josh), Austin Uppinghouse (Haley), Gabriela Murillo, Christian Martinez, Jayla Martinez and Aviana Martinez; two brothers, Terry Schieferdecker of Quincy and Joe Schieferdecker (Doris) of Quincy; 16 great grandchildren; his mother-in-law, Helen Cooper; a sister in law, Marcia Schieferdecker of Ursa, IL and Patricia Cooper of Quincy; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Larry Schieferdecker; and a sister in law, Diann Schieferdecker.
A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday morning at 10:00 in St. Anthony Catholic Church with the Rev. Tom Donovan officiating.
The family will meet friends at a Memorial Visitation on Friday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 at the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Quincy and Saturday morning from 9:30 until the time of services at St. Anthony Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home to help with expenses.