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 

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.holwerdaflorist.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

 

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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