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 

 

Barnhardobitpic23

Service Information

Douglas D. Barnhard 
Visitation:  Wednesday, May 8, from 1 to 3:30 pm at the Ada Bbile Church Knapp Street Campus
Service: 11:00 am Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Ada Bible Church Knapp Street Campus, 3869 Knapp St., NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525 

Cemetery:  Pine Hill Cemetery, Fruitport, Michigan
Memorials: Cancer Centers of America, 5800 Foremost Dr SE #300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 or Hudsonville Public Schools football program, 3886 Van Buren, Hudsonville, MI 49426


 

Douglas D. Barnhard, aka, Coach or Barney, age 61, of Wyoming, entered his heavenly home on Friday, May 3, 2019. Born on April 7, 1958 to Norman and Sylvia Barnhard in Grand Haven, MI. He graduated from Fruitport High School in 1976 and from Ferris State University with an associates degree in architectural design. All throughout his life Doug played sports. He loved to ride his motorcycle, fish, and camping. Doug had a passion for U of M sports. He also loved music, karaoke, line dancing, playing his harmonica anytime he had the chance, especially with sister, Mary & uncle Chuck. He was a electrical engineer at X-Rite Inc. for 35 years; were he developed many close friendships. He dedicated 19 years of his life with his unique gifts of mentoring and coaching approximately 6000 young men as a football coach at HPS. He loved, therefore he could coach. A great coach teaches you how to be a better man, while having passion for the game. He was always full of laughs, gave the best hugs, and was the life of the party. Doug and Wanda had many incredible experiences and enjoyed a lot of activities in their travels and vacations. He was preceded in death by his father, Norman; and son-in-law, Kevin Sikkema. Doug will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 19 years, Wanda; children, Amy Sikkema, Amanda Barnhard, Angela (Jose) Mora, Aleasha (Trevin) Wyma, Steven Christian, Rachel Christian; 11 grandchildren; mother, Sylvia Barnhard; brothers and sisters, Scott (Cheryl) Barnhard, Shelly (Dwight) Tobaison, Mary (Dave) Vaught, Dori (Denny) Shimer, Kathy (Scott) Gould, Val Barnhard; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Debbie (Ron) Glover, Nancy (John) Sanders, Scott Stark; many nieces and nephews; close friends and coworkers, Jay B., Chas N., Nathan C., Mike W., Tom B., Dwight L., Mark S., Denny J., Jo J., Arthur S.; and his beloved dog, Daystar. In Doug's own words "Win the day" knowing that Jesus Christ is your Lord and Savior. The family will greet visitors on Wednesday, May 8, from 1:00 to 3:30 pm, at Ada Bible Church Knapp Street Campus, 3869 Knapp St. SE, where the service will be held 11:00 am Thursday, May 9; with Pastor Ben Vaught officiating. Interment will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Fruitport, MI. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Centers of America or Hudsonville Public Schools football program. 
STROO FUNERAL HOME
1095 68TH ST SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508 

Comments  

# Tom & Mary Bearss` 2019-05-06 17:36
Our hearts and prayers go out to all of Doug's loved ones at this most sad time. May you all be blessed with the gentle healing comfort of God.

Add comment

Security code
Refresh

James HoezeeJames Hoezee
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Fred VanDykFred VanDyk
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Geraldine TiemeyerGeraldine Tiemeyer
Monday, May 6, 2019
Lane IdemaLane Idema
Monday, May 6, 2019
Alice RathAlice Rath
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Steven MollemaSteven Mollema
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Elizabeth FolkersmaElizabeth Folkersma
Friday, May 3, 2019
Douglas BarnhardDouglas Barnhard
Friday, May 3, 2019
Evelyn HetJonkEvelyn HetJonk
Friday, May 3, 2019
Bertha DillenbeckBertha Dillenbeck
Friday, May 3, 2019
Doris JohnsonDoris Johnson
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Henry Stuyfzand Jr.Henry Stuyfzand Jr.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Recent Memorials

Current Services

Louise MeekhofLouise Meekhof
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Hubert WestHubert West
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
John HoughJohn Hough
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Louise HofmannLouise Hofmann
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Jan HenryJan Henry
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Tierrie RogersTierrie Rogers
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Karen TenHaafKaren TenHaaf
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
John VersluysJohn Versluys
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Richard ZoodsmaRichard Zoodsma
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Donald DruartDonald Druart
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Abe DeweyAbe Dewey
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Joyce HaferJoyce Hafer
Monday, May 13, 2019
Dianne MorrisDianne Morris
Monday, May 13, 2019
Dawn SidockDawn Sidock
Friday, May 10, 2019
Genevieve KladderGenevieve Kladder
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Gerry LukaartGerry Lukaart
Thursday, May 9, 2019