King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory obituary – Roy William Gehle II, 64, Fort Madison



Roy William Gehle II, 64, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away at 6:03 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center in West Burlington, IA.  He was born on September 30, 1957 in Fort Madison, IA to Richard & Magdalen Cooper Gehle.  He retired as a lieutenant with Iowa State Penitentiary in 2013 with 32 years of service.  He enjoyed farming, racing, commercial fishing, ford trucks, his Harley Davidson and anything to do with his kids and grandkids. 

Roy is survived by: 3-daughters: Chrissy (Ryan) Ball of Donnellson, IA, Brandy (Rick) Lichtenberger of Fort Madison, IA & Jessica (Jason Breashears) Gehle of Fort Madison, IA; 1-son: Brandon Gehle of Overland Park, KS; 10-grandchildren: Jessica (Cody), Regan (Dustin), Devon, Zachary (Kelsey), Carly, Jonathan, Andrew, Logan, Jade & Jinta; 4-great grandchildren: Mattie, Maleah, Wade and 1 due in March; 2-brothers: Mike (Sharon) Gehle of Fort Madison, IA & Mark (Michelle) Gehle of Humble, TX; 3-sisters: Becky (Richard) Eaves of Fort Madison, IA, Mary (Bill) Shively of Menifee, CA, Rose (Dave Nelson) Siegfried of Fort Madison, IA and a number of nieces & nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and 2-brothers: Richard & Peter Gehle.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.  A celebration of Roy’s life will be held in the spring.  Online condolences to Roy’s family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website:

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