Dan Nearhood Obituary

Dan  Nearhood
Dan Nearhood

January 12, 1942 - April 13, 2019
Born in Adrian, Michigan
Resided in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
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Grosse Pointe Woods resident Dan Nearhood passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019.

Dan is survived by his sons, Christopher (Anelia) and Nicholas; daughter, Elspeth; grandchildren, Matthew Rajt (Amy), Courtney Rajt, Emma Nearhood, Jack Nearhood and Addison Nearhood and great-grandson, Brayden Rajt.

He was predeceased by his parents, Harold and Elsie (nee Rickerd) Nearhood.

Dan had a passion for art and creative artwork. He was a creative art director in the advertising industry. He loved the outdoors, especially fishing and camping with his children and grandchildren, and was an avid bicyclist. He continued to bike even after an amputation.

He had a passion for politics and having debates. He loved sports, often coaching and serving as a referee with the Grosse Pointe Soccer Association, and was a fan of University of Michigan teams.

A volunteer with Meals on Wheels, Dan also loved animals, specifically his three golden retrievers, Mazey, Bailey and Hailey. Most of all, he loved being with his grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 19, at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Woods.

The funeral service is at noon Saturday, April 20, at the funeral home. Visitation begins at 10 a.m.

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Visitation
A. H. Peters Funeral Home of Grosse Pointe
20705 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI US 48236
Friday, April 19, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday, April 20, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Service
A. H. Peters Funeral Home of Grosse Pointe
20705 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI US 48236
Saturday, April 20, 2019
12:00 PM