DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (Lansing State Journal) -- Jerald Horrocks, the founder of Horrocks Farm Market, died April 21 at his home in Ionia. He was 91.
Known for his kindness and as a pioneer in the Lansing business community, Horrocks began with a fruit stand the Lansing City Market in 1959 that grew into the thriving business Horrocks Farm Market is today at 7420 W. Saginaw.
Horrocks also has stores in Kentwood and Battle Creek.
Horrocks is survived by his wife, Patricia, three sons, Kim (Ana) Horrocks, Scott Horrocks and Kirk (Kay) Horrocks, as well as four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled at the Lake Funeral Home, 3521 S. State Road, Ionia, noon-4 p. m. on Thursday, April 24.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to the Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, 100 Michigan Street NW, Grand Rapids, Mich. 49503.