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Gary Fifer

August 15, 1950 — December 29, 2021

Graveside Services for Gary L. Fifer, Sr., 71, of Davenport, will be 11:30am Thursday, January 6, 2022, at National Cemetery, Rock Island, Illinois. Those wishing to attend should be at the funeral home by 11am for the procession to the cemetery. The family will greet friends Thursday from 10am until 11am at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, downtown Davenport. Gary died Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at Manor Care, Davenport. Memorials may be made to the family.

Gary Lee Fifer was born August 15, 1950, in Davenport, a son of Raymond and Doris (Sanders) Fifer, Sr. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps and worked as a machinist at the Rock Island Arsenal. He ended his career as a machinist at MA Ford. Gary was married to Teena Summers – they later divorced but remained friends. He loved riding his Harley and working on cars.

Those left to honor Gary’s memory include his children:  Gary (Bethany) Fifer, Jr., Davenport; and Angie (Kris) Hutton, Bettendorf; grandchildren:  Tristan Blumer, and Addison Hutton and Jayden Fifer; siblings:  Rose (John) Simons, Rochester, Iowa; Candy (Wes) Carter, LeClaire; Kirk (Nancy) Fifer, Donahue; Bill Fifer, Jack (Debbie) Fifer, and Brian (Angie) Fifer, all of Davenport. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings:  Raymond Fifer, Jr., and John Fifer and Rick Timmerman.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, January 6, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am

Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home

614 Main St, Davenport, IA 52803

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Graveside Service

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Starts at 11:30 am

Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island


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