Ricky A. Eggers, 55

Ricky A. Eggers, 55, of Gladbrook, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, October, 4, 2016, at Central Iowa Healthcare in Marshalltown. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, October 8, 2016, at Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Friday, October 7, 2016, at the Gladbrook Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes. The Gladbrook Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.

Ricky Eggers, son of Allen and Darlene (Dinsdale) Eggers, was born on December 22, 1960, in Marshalltown, Iowa. He graduated from Gladbrook High School with the class of 1979. He had taken college courses at both UNI and Ellsworth Community College. Ricky was a tool and die machinist for Lennox in Marshalltown for over 30 years. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching the Minnesota Vikings and UNI Panthers. He also loved riding his Harley Motorcycle and was a fan of watching NASCAR and drag racing. Ricky’s strong sense of pride in our country led him to volunteer his time to both the Sons of the American Legion and Legion Riders posts of Garwin, IA. He was a lifetime member of the Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook.

Ricky is survived by his parents, Allen and Darlene, of Gladbrook; sister, Pamela (Marty) Lewis, of Cedar Park, Texas and their children Brent and Shantel.