Richard "Rick" Grof

Obituary of Richard "Rick" Grof

ADRIAN-Richard “Rick” Dale Grof, age 67, of Adrian, died Sunday, July 9, 2017, at ProMedica Bixby Hospital.  He was born August 22, 1949, in Adrian, Michigan to John and Elen (Reasoner) Grof Jr.  He served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1968-1972, during Vietnam.  Rick enjoyed hunting, fishing, and his friends.

He is survived by a daughter, Raquel (Anthony) Amador of Adrian; a son, Jeffrey Grof of Adrian; four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; his former wife of 38 years, Emma “Dee” Grof of Adrian; and his special friends, Robert Matheny and Elmer Schwartz.  He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter-in-law, Amy Grof; grandson, Ayden Amador;  sister, Sharon Smith and her husband, Don; and niece Tracie Smith.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 13, 2017, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian with Pastor C.J. Clymer officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. You may send condolences to the family at  Memorial contributions may be made to the Grof family for future designation.  Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.