Richard Wayne Bouma

Richard Wayne Bouma, 63, of Watervliet, MI, passed away Sunday, February 28, 2016 at his home.

No service or visitation have been planned. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph. Those wishing to share a memory of Richard online may do so at

Richard was born in Watervliet, December 18, 1952 to Richard and Mildred (Ladd) Bouma.  He graduated from Paw Paw High School and worked as a Construction Supervisor.  He enjoyed watching Nascar racing, riding his Harley and reading.  He was most proud of his numerous nieces and nephews. 

Richard is survived by his mother, Mildred (Ladd) Bouma; brother, James (Elizabeth) Bouma of Buchanan; stepbrother, Rolyn Mock of Ft. Wayne, IN; two nieces; one nephew; fourteen grand nieces and nephews and four great-grand nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father Richard Bouma.

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