Arthur “Dick” Shoesmith, age 90 of Perry, passed away on Friday, October 30, 2020 at the Rowley Masonic Community in Perry IA. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care in Perry with visitation prior to service beginning at 9:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Union Township Cemetery at Guthrie Center, IA. Dick’s family requires everyone to wear face coverings and practice social distancing while attending visitation and funeral service. Memorials will be given to Dick’s family for later designation and may be left at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Online condolences may be sent at
Left to cherish Dick’s memory are his wife Shirley, Perry, IA, children, Lori (Jeff) McMullin of Urbandale, IA, and Mendy (Denis) Ritzman of Creston, IA, grandchildren, Sean and Leslie McMullin of Urbandale, and Jeromie (Alisha) Ritzman and their children Hailey, Conner and Riley of Gill, CO, and Jessica Ritzman and her children, Torrin and Coraline of Urbandale, IA.