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 A local, family owned and operated business located in Iowa City, IA providing professional residential and commercial pest control services as well as real estate inspections.  

Denny and Rosalie Shoemaker launched D & R Pest Control several years ago. They have more than 25 years experience in the pest control business. After years of hard work and dedication, Denny and Rosalie are set to retire. Denny has handed over the spray can to Tony Gray and his wife Angela.

Tony is excited to carry on the business Denny has built and he couldn’t have chosen a better mentor. Denny is still involved with the business and can be seen roaming the city providing pest inspections for our realtor friends. We look forward to getting to know each and every customer and providing the best, most friendly service around.

Tony A. Gray III

Tony A. Gray III

Owner / Licensed Operator

Tony is a licensed pest control professional registered with the State of Iowa. Thanks to his years of training from local pest control expert Dennis Shoemaker (seen below), he has been battling bugs ever since 2012. Using only the most effective EPA tested and registered chemicals, Tony can help keep your residence or business pest free. Tony is certified and registered with the State of Iowa and a member of many pest organizations providing the best education to help protect your families and the environment while taking care of “What’s Bugging You.” When Tony is not busy battling pests he enjoys fishing, boating, working out and spending time with his family. Tony wishes to let all of his clients and potential customers know that he enjoys what he does and cares about them and their families as if they were his own. As a father, he knows how important it is to have a safe and effective Integrated Pest Management program in place.

Angela Gray

Angela Gray

Owner / General Manager

Angela is a licensed pest control professional registered with the State of Iowa. Certified to treat your home and business using only the most effective EPA tested and registered chemicals, she can help answer any questions you may have about “What’s Bugging You.” Angela entered into the pest control field in 2013. and has been helping run the day-today operations of the business since. Angela is a member of several pest organizations that provide the best education and information in helping you develop an effective Integrated Pest Management plan for you and your family. When Angela is not busy running the business she enjoys baking, reading, working out and spending time with her family. Angela wishes to let all of our clients know that we value each and everyone of you and we will continue to provide the best and most friendly, customer service around!

 Melena Hicks

Melena Hicks

Office Manager

Melena started with D&R Pest Control in 2015. She helps with anything from scheduling, dispatching, phones, and is the “voice” of D&R. She is very knowledgeable in all treatment methods and can answer almost any question you may have. When Melena is not busy at work she enjoys boating, fishing and spending time with her family. Melena wants to thank all of our customers for their continued support of a local business.

Kelly Matheson

Kelly Matheson

Certified Pest Professional & Regional Customer Service Support

Kelly has been with D&R Pest Control since early 2014. He is a licensed Pest Professional registered with the State of Iowa and is a member of several pest organizations that work to provide a greener and safer approach to pest control. When Kelly is not busy taking care of “What’s Bugging You” he enjoys working out, golfing, and spending time with his family. Kelly would like all of his customers, present and future, to know that he will work hard to make sure they are 100% satisfied with his work. He would like to thank everyone for supporting a local business.

Tony Gray II

Tony Gray II

Certified Pest Professional & Southern Iowa Branch Specialist

Tony has been with D&R Pest Control since early 2016. He is a licensed Pest Professional registered with the State of Iowa and is a member of several pest `organizations that work to provide a greener and safer approach to pest control. While servicing the greater Iowa City area, he also helps service our Southern Iowa Branch in Pella, IA. As you may have guessed he is the Father to the owner and is excited to help out in the family business. When Tony is not working hard for you, you may find him golfing, fishing or working out. He wants all of his customers to know he will work hard to provide a great service for you and your family.

 Brad Sterner

Brad Sterner

Certified Pest Professional

Brad has been with D&R Pest Control since late 2015. He is a licensed Pest Professional registered with the State of Iowa. He brings over 10 years experience to D&R Pest Control. Brad has plenty of experience with all common household pests. He is a member of several pest organizations that provide extensive training and practice a safer approach to the use of pesticides.

Coming to us through a merger of General & Hawkeye Pest Control in late 2015, Brad was excited to move forward and continue his great customer service with us. When Brad is not taking care of “What’s Bugging You” he enjoys spending time watching the Iowa Hawkeyes. Brad loves to travel and spend time with his family and his energetic dog. He would like to thank all of his customers for so many years of loyal service.

Josh Wickenkamp

Josh Wickenkamp

Certified Pest Professional & Regional Training Specialist

Josh has been with D&R Pest Control since early 2015. He is a licensed Pest Professional registered with the State of Iowa. He brings a wide variety of knowledge including extensive experience with mice and bees. Using only the most effective EPA tested and registered products, Josh can ensure to take care of your pests while giving you piece of mind. Josh is a member of several pest organizations that strive to provide a greener and safer approach to pest control. He has been a valued member of our team and enjoys training new professionals.

When Josh has time to not worry about bugs, he loves the outdoors. Josh spends time hunting, fishing, riding four wheelers and spending time with his family. Josh would like all of his customers, present and future, to know that he will work hard to make sure you are happy with the service. He wants to thank you in advance for your support of a small business.

Jacob Bauwens

Jacob Bauwens

Certified Pest Professional

Jacob has been with D&R Pest Control since early 2016. He is licensed and registered with the State of Iowa and is a member of several pest organizations that work to provide a greener and safer approach to pest control. When Jacob is not busy handling “What’s Bugging You” he enjoys the outdoors, lifting weights and spending time with his family. He has a great sense of humor and wants his customers to know that he will strive to do the best job he can.

Sawyer Smith

Sawyer Smith

Certified Pest Professional

Sawyer has been with D&R Pest Control since late 2014. He is a licensed Pest Professional registered with the State of Iowa and is a member of several pest organizations that work to provide a greener and safer approach to pest control. He has great knowledge with termites and all crawling insects. Sawyer is a homegrown Hawkeye raised right in Iowa City. He loves to stay active outdoors and enjoys time with his family.