John D. Staggs, 59, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Dubuque, died Wednesday, January 17, 2018.
A visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m., Tuesday, January 23 at the Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory, 2659 John F. Kennedy Road, where sharing of memories will begin at 6 p.m.
John was born on June 8, 1958 in Maquoketa, Iowa the son of Douglas and Juanita (Sagers) Staggs.
He was employed as a pit boss at various casinos.
He enjoyed fishing but sports were his passion. He loved all Chicago teams. Da Bears!
Spending time with his friends and family were very important to him.
He is survived by his children, Hollie (special friend, Kevin Diesing) Lay, of Japan and Jeramy (Lindsy) Hennessy, of Urbandale, Iowa; grandchildren, Aryana and Aaliyah Lay and Adrian, Kalob and Arabella Hennessy; mother, Juanita Staggs; siblings, Christal (Richard) Fury, Steven Staggs, Jamie (special friend, Ron Link) Woolf, James (Susan) Staggs, Jacqueline (Mike) Merfeld, Jodi (special friend, Bill Collins) Bryson, and Judi Staggs; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Douglas Staggs.