Richard T. Hovinga

June 1, 1980 ~ December 2, 2023 (age 43) 43 Years Old

Richard Hovinga Obituary

Richard T. Hovinga 43 of Orleans died Saturday December 2, 2023, at Corewell Health-Blodgett Campus in East Grand Rapids. Richard was born on June 1, 1980, in Grand Rapids, the son of Simon and Bette (Ringersma) Hovinga. Richard grew up in the Sand Lake area. He enjoyed camping, especially places deep in the woods, fishing, the happiest being  at a nice lake deep in the woods and loved being  with his wife and son. He was also a firm believer in the existence of Bigfoot and was pretty sure it would soon become official that Bigfoot really does exist. Richard was currently employed at Belding Tank Technologies. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He is loved and survived by his wife Courtney and their son Lucas Hovinga of Orleans, his father, Simon (Donna) Hovinga of Manistee, his mother, Bette Danner of Belding, his sisters, Tammy Ahrens, Morgan Wood of Belding, parents, Richard and Carrie Danks of Belding, many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Tracy Myers. A time of visitation will be 6-8 PM, Tuesday December 5, 2023, at Johnson-Feuerstein Funeral Home, Belding. Memorials may be given to the family. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Following the visitation, cremation will take place.

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December 5, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Johnson-Feuerstein Funeral Home
203 S. Pleasant Street
Belding, MI 48809


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