Richard J. Doyle

December 15, 1934 ~
July 28, 2021

Richard Doyle, age 86, of Jenison, entered peacefully into his eternal home on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Richard was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He proudly served in the US Army during the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his son, Steven Doyle; parents, Cedric and Dorothy Doyle; and sister Sandy Tortellet. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, of 67 years, Lorraine Doyle; children, Debra and Edmund Lehmann, Sherri and Hank Katerberg, Brenda and Richard Kreuger, Linda and Ross Johnson; grandchildren, Chadd and Patti Lehmann, Kelli and Brad Bramer, Kimberly and Brian Mitchell, Matthew Hoffman, Michael and Ashley Hoffman, Codey Hoffman, Sarah Kreuger, Hannah and Leo Lach, Joseph Kreuger, Tyler and Bridget Johnson, and Trevor Johnson; 17 great-grandchildren; brother and sisters, Carl and Joan Doyle, Janet and Roger Wittenbach, Judy and Jon Walters; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 2, 2021, at 11a.m. at Calvary Church with Pastor Dane Bjork officiating. The burial will take place at Georgetown Township Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet the family Sunday from 5-8 p.m. at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home (Grandville) 4145 Chicago Dr. SW and Monday from 10-11a.m. prior to the service at the church. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Calvary Church Missions.

Visitation
Sunday, August 1
5:00pm - 8:00pm

MKD - Grandville
4145 Chicago Dr. SW
Grandville, MI 49418

Phone: (616) 534-8656

Visitation
Monday, August 2
10:00am - 11:00am

Calvary Church
707 E. Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Service
Monday, August 2
11:00am

Calvary Church
707 E. Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Leave Your Tribute Message

August 24, 2021 8:05am
Wow, what can I say. I am in shock that we are in a world with no Dick Doyle. You made such a huge impact on my life. You are greatly missed by many. I 1st met you in 1995 when I started with AIS and very quickly found out and learned what it ment for a machine to be considered Dick Doyle Style. Thank you Dick for all you did and continue to do thru other people that picked up your great habits.

- Brian Kosters

August 03, 2021 7:43pm
For over 20 years I had the privilege of knowing Dick Doyle buying equipment from AIS. It was wonderful to share our faith together, Pray together, and know each other as Brothers in Christ. As you know, Dick Loved Jesus, his wife Lorraine and his family. Also, Dick carried his badge for AIS with impeccable integrity. I will see my friend Dick Doyle again in Heaven.

- Marv Selge

August 01, 2021 9:49am
Dick and I started at AIS within a year and worked together at Grand Rapids for several years early on. I knew Dick as a man that loved his wife and family as well as his work. His customers thought highly of Dick. He will be missed.

- Michael Detzler

July 30, 2021 4:57pm
Faith Hope Love…..the greatest of these is Love! Dad the love you have had for your family is beyond measurable!!! We have been blessed to call you “Dad”

- Rick and Brenda Kreuger

July 30, 2021 4:20pm
Dick always demanded the best for his customers. He always addressed people at AIS in a respectful manner that brought out the best in them an in turn for his customers.

- Steve Higgins

July 30, 2021 3:00pm
You were every sense of the words "A True Gentleman." Thank you Mr. Doyle for modeling for all of us a life well-lived.

- Michelle Griffeth

July 30, 2021 10:45am
From the Behrenwalds & the entire AIS Family - We have temporarily lost one of our precious long-term AIS family members - Dick Doyle. Dick passed away Thursday morning and he will be greatly missed by all of us. Dick started with AIS in July of 1968 and had just completed his 53rd year. Dick saw a lot of change over those years in AIS and in the equipment industry. What we can clearly say many things about Dick: • Dick loved God • Dick loved his wife Loraine of 67 years • Dick loved his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren • Dick loved planes, cranes & heavy equipment • Dick served his customers and did all things with excellence and a smile • Dick served his church & community • Dick served his country Dick was known for his welcoming and gracious presence to all. His loyalty, his dedication, his focus on doing things to the best of his ability with God’s guidance, prayer and hard work. He will be deeply missed here on earth but we look forward to seeing him in heaven again!

- The AIS Family

July 30, 2021 10:16am
There are no computers in heaven so I know you are in a better place! It was an honor to sit next to you the last 8 years and help you when you struggle with the evil machine. You were like a grandpa to me and I will miss you so much! AIS will never be the same and we were so blessed to learn from you and know you! Save me a seat near you up there!

- KELLIE HARLUKOWICZ

July 30, 2021 9:55am
Thanks Dad… for absolutely everything!

- Ed and Deb Lehmann




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