Stroo Funeral Home, Inc. 
1095 68th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Phone:  (616) 455-9280 
Fax: (616) 455-2035
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Michael A. Vos - Owner / Manager
 
 Robert K. Stroo - Owner / President 

 

Smith RJ

Service Information

Richard J. "R.J." Smith 
Visitation: Tuesday, October 8, from 6 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home 
Service: 11 am Wednesday, October 9, at New Hope Free Methodist Church, 5665 Eastern Ave. SE, Kentwood

Cemetery: Dutton Cemetery
Memorials: Faith Hospice, 2100 Raybrook St. SE, Suite 300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

 

Richard J. "R.J." Smith, age 82, of Caledonia, went home to Jesus on Friday, October 4, 2019. R.J. honorably served his country in the U.S. Army Reserves and retired from Steelcase after 27 years. R.J. was a lover of all sports and an avid golfer. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Donna; and his daughter, Linda. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Karen; children, Larry and Deborah Smith, Kimberly and Mike Doyle; grandchildren, Ray and Rosa Watts, Joshua and Mercedes Watts, Jordan Smith, Jaclyn and Matt Bierman, Katie and Ryan Skinner, Troy Doyle, Rylee "R.J." Doyle; three great grandsons; sister, Sally Stuck; brother, Ed and Annie Smith; stepchildren, Tim and Amy Horn, Kari Horn Richmond and their children.  As R.J. requested, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 8 from 6 - 8 pm at Stroo Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, October 9, at New Hope Free Methodist Church, 5665 Eastern Ave. SE.  Contributions in memory of R.J. may be made to Faith Hospice. 
 
STROO FUNERAL HOME
1095 68TH ST SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49508 

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