Darrell D. Gatewood, 65, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
A funeral service celebrating Darrell’s life will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories with the Rev. Glenn Hunt officiating.
Entombment will be in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 pm Friday at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories Stateroom.
Survivors include his wife Pamela; daughter, Ashley Gatewood of Cedar Rapids; son, Justin (Jody) Gatewood of Ames; grandchildren, Parker and Paige Gatewood and Carson Hobbs; sister, Pam Sillick of Cedar Rapids; father-in-law, Gilbert Paulsen of Kimberling City, MO; Randy (Lori) Paulsen of Nixa, MO, Steve (Brenda) Paulsen of Jacksonville, FL; also surviving are several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Ricky Gatewood, nephew, Ryan Sillick and mother-in-law, Alice Paulsen.
Darrell Dean Gatewood was born September 19, 1951 the son of Donald and Betty (Richards) Gatewood. On September 10, 1977, he married Pamela Paulsen in Cedar Rapids. He owned and operated Darrell’s Boot & Shoe Repair for many years in Cedar Rapids. Darrell enjoyed gardening, playing slots at the casino, music, and being with his family especially his grandchildren. He will be dearly missed by all who loved and knew him.