Douglas Phil VanKoevering
05/30/1965 - 09/24/2020
Obituary for Douglas Phil VanKoevering
Douglas Phil VanKoevering, age 55, of Sparta, Mi., passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 24, 2020. He was welcomed into this world by his parents, Philip and Sharon (Whittington) VanKoevering, on May 30, 1965 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After graduating high school, Doug proudly served in the US Airforce and then worked as a machinist . Doug was an avid golfer and will be remembered by his family as a kind, caring, loving Dad, Brother, and Son. Doug is survived, and will be greatly missed by his children, Brock (Mandy) VanKoevering, Joshua (Katie) VanKoevering, Brittney VanKoevering and Cameron VanKoevering; his grandchildren, Lindsey, Tyler, Sebastian, Kayleigh, Hunter and Karsen; his mother, Sharon VanKoevering; brother, Dennis VanKoevering; sisters, Sheryl VanKoevering and Cathy (Steve) Riley; the mother to his children, Kim McKellar; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Doug was preceded in death by his father, Philip.
Services for Doug will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Sparta Baptist Church with Reverend Nate Wagner officiating. Family will meet visitors at the church beginning at 11:00 AM until the time of the service. Those wishing to make a donation in Doug’s memory may do so to the Epilepsy Foundation Michigan at www.epilepsy.com.
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