George L. GROVES


News Death Notice

GROVES, George L. age 64, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on Thursday, April 3, 2014. He was born December 9, 1949 to Thomas and Bertha (Reffitt) Groves in Mt. Sterling, KY. He graduated in 1968 from Middletown High School and served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church of Carlisle. He worked at Armco Steel for 20 years retiring as a Technician Repairman. He then became owner and operator of Farmers Insurance Company for 10 years. He loved woodworking, music, traveling, hiking, time with his wife at Myrtle Beach and even ran the Boston Marathon. George is survived by his wife of 16 years, Patti (Janeway) Groves; father, Thomas Groves of Middletown; children, Michael Ryan Groves of Carlisle, OH, Rachel Diane Groves of Franklin, OH, Molly Gebhardt of Carlisle, OH; brothers, Thomas (Janet) Groves and Stephen (Betty) Groves bother of Middletown, OH; sisters, Linda (Les) Blanton of Trenton, OH, Vickie (Don) Noes of Smyrna, TN, Debbie (Lyle) Bailey of Middletown, OH and Regina (Wayne) Pendleton, Trenton, OH and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother, Bertha Groves and brothers, Ronald Clay and Phillip Dean Groves. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Baker - Stevens - Parramore Funeral Home. The Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday at 10:00 AM at the funeral home with Pastor Mike Worrell, officiating. Interment will follow at Butler County Memorial Park. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.bakerstevensparramore.com

Funeral Home

Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home
1500 Manchester Ave Middletown, OH 45042
(513) 422-5404

Published in Journal-News on Apr. 6, 2014