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George Atwood Jr.

September 12, 1934 August 22, 2020
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George Atwood Jr. of Grant, Michigan, age 85, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Saturday, August 22, 2020. He was born to George E. Sr. and Josephine V. (nee White) Atwood on September 12, 1934, in Grant, MI. George enjoyed hunting, fishing, trips to Canada, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus of Newaygo #14206 and St. Bartholomew Catholic Church. George is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Phyllis Atwood (nee Eyer); children, LouAnn (Richard) Baldridge, Timothy Atwood, Ted (Anita) Atwood, Tom (Teri) Atwood, Gregory (Tammy) Atwood, Jeffery (Nettie) Atwood, Debra (Richard) Wright, Kelly (Butch) Brown, Debora Ward, Andrew Atwood; thirty nine grandchildren; thirty six great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; brother, Leonard Atwood; and many nieces and nephews. George was preceded in death by his first wife, Joyce (nee Hiler); oldest son, G. Denny Atwood; daughter-in-law, Barbara Atwood; siblings, Raymond, Bernetta, Laurita, and Marjorie; and both parents, George E. Sr and Josephine V. Atwood. The family would like to thank the staff at Mercy Health St. Mary’s and Hospice of Michigan for their care and compassion towards George. A Praying of the Rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, 599 W Brooks St, Newaygo, MI 49337. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2020, at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church. There will be a one-hour visitation prior to Mass. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to offer expressions of sympathy are encouraged to make memorial contributions to Hospice of Michigan, 989 Spaulding SE, Ada, MI 49301.

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Praying of the Rosary

Wednesday

26

Aug

7:00 PM 8/26/2020 7:00:00 PM
St. Bartholomew Catholic Church

599 W. Brooks Street
Newaygo, MI 49337

Praying of the Rosary

St. Bartholomew Catholic Church
599 W. Brooks Street Newaygo 49337 MI
United States

Visitation

Thursday

27

Aug

10:00 AM 8/27/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/27/2020 11:00:00 AM
St. Bartholomew Catholic Church

599 W. Brooks Street
Newaygo, MI 49337

One-Hour Prior

St. Bartholomew Catholic Church
599 W. Brooks Street Newaygo 49337 MI
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday

27

Aug

11:00 AM 8/27/2020 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 8/27/2020 12:00:00 PM
St. Bartholomew Catholic Church

599 W. Brooks Street
Newaygo, MI 49337

Mass of Christian Burial

St. Bartholomew Catholic Church
599 W. Brooks Street Newaygo 49337 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Hillside Cemetery Final Resting Place

128th Street
Grant, MI 49327

128th Street Grant 49327 MI
United States
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