The crash happened around 11:25 a.m. Friday on Seven Mile Road near Comstock Park Drive NW in Alpine Township.
Kent County deputies said the motorcyclist was Darrell Proctor, 42, of Trufant. They said he was wearing a helmet.
Police said the SUV's driver, 36-year-old Jim Twork of Rockford, was not hurt. Deputies said alcohol was not a factor in the crash.