JAMES KIRK "JIMMY" GROVES, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. Born June 8, 1923, Jimmy grew up on a farm in the Columbia City farming community. Upon proudly serving his country as a United States Marine during World War II, he completed his education and worked in the structural engineering field. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Ruthie J. Castle Groves of Fort Wayne; brother, Paul Patrick Groves of Florida; and many nieces, nephews, grand nieces, and grand nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Alice Groves; brother, Phillip A. Groves; and sister, Jane New. Service is 1 p.m. Saturday at D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road, with calling one hour prior. His nephew, Vernon Kevin Lough giving eulogy. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.mccombandsons.com


Funeral Home

D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Maplewood Park
4017 Maplecrest Rd. Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 426-9494

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 21, 2013