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 

 

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 

Add comment

Security code
Refresh

Marvin LaLoneMarvin LaLone
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Jerry TeWinkelJerry TeWinkel
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Fred HirtFred Hirt
Monday, May 4, 2020
Sharon VanTilSharon VanTil
Monday, May 4, 2020
Donald MusicDonald Music
Sunday, May 3, 2020
Dick GumbertDick Gumbert
Sunday, May 3, 2020
Len PellLen Pell
Saturday, May 2, 2020
Larry RozinskaLarry Rozinska
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Jeremiah BolJeremiah Bol
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Al WhitcombAl Whitcomb
Monday, April 27, 2020
Herman DikkersHerman Dikkers
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Susan GouloozeSusan Goulooze
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Recent Memorials

Current Services

Delores BerginDelores Bergin
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Esther Van VugtEsther Van Vugt
Monday, May 25, 2020
Neva DunlapNeva Dunlap
Saturday, May 23, 2020
Rev. Roger FoustRev. Roger Foust
Friday, May 22, 2020
Bernie JohnsonBernie Johnson
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Kelly DutcherKelly Dutcher
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Bruce DaleBruce Dale
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Ruth TeuneRuth Teune
Sunday, May 17, 2020
Bernie WychersBernie Wychers
Sunday, May 17, 2020
Cal De GrootCal De Groot
Sunday, May 17, 2020
Lily SmitLily Smit
Friday, May 15, 2020
Verna HarkemaVerna Harkema
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Gladys KuipersGladys Kuipers
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
David HastingsDavid Hastings
Monday, May 11, 2020
Lillian CheletteLillian Chelette
Monday, May 11, 2020
Bette CortezBette Cortez
Saturday, May 9, 2020