Rick Jones

July 18, 1950 ~ May 13, 2022

Rick Jones, age 71, of Grand Rapids, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 13, 2022. He spent many years teaching at Sheldon, Madison, and Brookside Elementary schools. In his spare time, he served with the Boy Scouts and enjoyed gardening. Rick was preceded in death by his father, Harold Jones and sister, Nancy Jones. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 41 years, Sheryl; daughter, Erica Jones; granddaughter, Kiarra; mother, June Jones; brother, Craig (Beatrice) Jones; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2022, 11 am at Wesley Park United Methodist, 1150 32nd St. SW, Wyoming with Rev. Dean Prentiss officiating. Burial Rosedale Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet the family Wednesday from 6-8 pm at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home (Grandville) 4145 Chicago Dr. SW and one hour prior to the services at church. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Lewy Body Dementia Association or Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Visitation
Wednesday, May 18
6:00pm - 8:00pm

MKD - Grandville
4145 Chicago Dr. SW
Grandville, MI 49418

Phone: (616) 534-8656

Visitation
Thursday, May 19
10:00am - 11:00am

Wesley Park United Methodist Chuch
1150 32nd Street SW
Wyoming, MI 49509

Funeral Service
Thursday, May 19
11:00am

Wesley Park United Methodist Chuch
1150 32nd Street SW
Wyoming, MI 49509

Leave Your Tribute Message

May 19, 2022 10:47am
Our deepest sympathy and prayers. Rick was an excellent teacher to our children at Brookside. I also enjoyed his flowers when passing your house on my walks. Comfort and peace to your family, Steve and Elyce

- Steve and Elyce Vogt

May 18, 2022 2:49pm
Erica and family - may God be felt as you walk these steps of sorrow. your in our prayers.

- Lori Ostrom

May 17, 2022 2:22am
I was sadden to learn of Rick’s passing. May God draw near to you at this time, I have so many memories of Rick from his flowers that he loved to grow and his funny sense of humor. Prayers and love coming your way.

- Vera VanderMeer

May 14, 2022 5:32pm
So sorry…..our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this very difficult time.

- Terry and Janice Thompson




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