Obituary for JR George L. Springer

JR George L. Springer

Birth Date: Jul. 18th, 1942
Date Passed: Sep. 22nd, 2013


JR (George) L. Springer Jr. age 71 of Allendale, MI went to be with his savior Sunday, September 22, 2013 at home surrounded by his loving family. JR was born on July 18, 1942 in Knoxville, Iowa to the late George L and Lois A. (Feight) Springer Sr. He married Carol M. (Marshall) Springer on January 27, 1996 in Alaska, MI. He was a member of the Ravenna Baptist Church in Ravenna. JR is survived by his wife of 17 years: Carol M. Springer of Allendale, 1 Daughter: Tami (Dale) Newberry of Holland, MI. Sons: Troy E. (D’Anna) Springer of Hamilton, MI and Wesley Hopper of Kentucky. 5 Grandchildren, 2 Brothers: Kenneth L. (Kay) Springer of Des Moines, Iowa and Keith R. Springer of Woodward, Iowa. 4 Sisters: Colleen Murphy of Albemarle, North Carolina, Marilyn (Arnold) Erickson of Ankeny, Iowa, Lucretia Abbott of Ankeny, Iowa and Barbara (John) Staley-Swiney of Des Moines, Iowa. Several nieces and nephews also survive. JR was preceded in death by his parents. A Memorial Service will be conducted on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 11:00am at the Ravenna Baptist Church with Pastor Mike Wetzig officiating. Cremation has taken place as of JR’s wishes. The family will be at the Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 5:00 to 8:00pm to receive friends and again on Thursday 1 hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be directed to: Ravenna Baptist Church or Lacks Cancer Center in Grand Rapids. Go to: or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements.\ 231-853-6511


5:00pm to 8:00pm on
Sep. 25th, 2013 at Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna
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11:00am on Sep. 26th, 2013 at Ravenna Baptist Church
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