Stroo Funeral Home, Inc. 
1095 68th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Phone:  (616) 455-9280 
Fax: (616) 455-2035
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Michael A. Vos - Owner / Manager
 
 Robert K. Stroo - Owner / President 

Monuments & Markers

We are representatives for Black Monument Company.  Our staff can assist you with an appropriate memorial for your loved one, or you can go directly to:

Black Monument Company
2223 Kalamazoo Ave. SE; Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 452-7802
www.blackmonument.com

Florists

Eastern Floral & Gift
(616) 949-2200 or toll-free (800) 494-2202
www.easternfloral.com

Ludema’s Floral
(616) 452-2961
www.ludemas.com

Sunnyslope Floral
(616) 457-5531 or toll-free (800) 765-9229
www.sunnyslopefloral.com

Holwerda Floral and Gifts
(616) 878-9696
www.holwerdafloral.com

Wyoming Stuyvesant Floral
(616) 532-2315
www.wyomingfloral.com

Hotels

Holiday Inn Express Suites South
6569 Clay Ave. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(800) 875-6000
www.hiegr.com

Comfort Suites South
7644 Caterpillar Ct. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49548
(616) 301-2255
www.comfortsuites.com
 

Hampton Inn Grand Rapids South
755 54th St. SW; Grand Rapids, MI 49509
(616) 261-5500
www.hamptoninn.com
  

Hyatt Place Grand Rapids Wyoming
2150 Metro Lane SW; Wyoming, MI 49519
(616) 724-1234
www.hyattplacegrandrapidswyoming.com
 

Baymont Inn and Suites / Byron Center
8282 Pfeiffer Farms Dr. SW; Byron Center, MI 49315 
(616) 583-9535
www.baymontinns.com/hotel/17830

 

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Service Information

Johnnie Hemphill
Visitation: None
Service: Private family services will be held



Johnnie Hemphill, age 89, passed away peacefully on the morning of July 4, 2018.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Hemphill and his youngest son, Phillip Hemphill.

John spent most of his life teaching.  He taught science for many years in the Kentwood Public Schools and as a retired teacher he transcribed books into Braille for visually impaired students all over the world.   He was embraced by the many people that loved him and will be greatly missed.

His is survived by his sons, Daniel (Patricia) Hemphill, Timothy (Kimberly) Hemphill, Jonathan Hemphill, Benjamin (Heather) Hemphill and his daughters, Rebekah Buyze-Hemphill (Gary) and Deborah Hemphill.

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# Lisa Martin 2018-07-08 14:18
Pop you will be missed very much. But now you are in heaven and forever in our hearts.

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