In memoriam of Richard John Tysman, 05/02/1934 - 02/28/2017

Richard John Tysman, 82 of Baroda, passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at his home in the care of his family.

Richard's passion was owning and operating the Silver Spoon of Baroda with his family for 21 years.

Friends may meet with the family from 5-8 PM Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the Boyd Chapel of Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, 9191 Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman. Private family burial will be in Ruggles Cemetery, Baroda. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Richard was born May 2, 1934 in Grand Haven, Michigan, the son of the late Emily Tysman. On March 12, 1954 he married Jacqueline Elma Fisher and they enjoyed over 58 years together before Jackie passed away on November 26, 2012.

Survivors include his children; Michael (Carol) Anderson, Craig (Susan) Anderson, Lindsey (Susan Greene) Tysman, Lavonne (Ray) Brockway, Rodney Tysman, Pamela (Doug Hume) Kolberg, Todd (Pam Bender) Tysman and Kathy (Robert) Hoge; 17 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren; brother: Don Tysman; and sisters: Doris Earle and Dorothy (Vernon) Kellogg.

Richard was also preceded in death by his grandson: Brian Tysman; 2 infant great grandsons; and a sister: Betty Clover.

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