Conrad A. Groseclose

Conrad A. "Bud" Groseclose

87 of Carmel, passed away Monday, April 7, 2014. Bud was born November 9, 1926 in Indianapolis to the late Carl and Helen Groseclose. He was a graduate of Mt. Comfort High School and attended Clemson University. Bud was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He had twinkling blue eyes that made everyone who came in contact with him smile. His love of life was infectious.

During WWII, he proudly served in the US Army Air Corps as a gunnery instructor. He spent his working career at Indiana Bell Telephone Company in Indianapolis for 39 years, and retired as General Security Manager in 1987. Bud was a member of the Carmel American Legion, the American Bowling Congress, Telephone Pioneers of America and the Indiana Sheriffs' Association.

Bud is survived by his wife, Janet M. King; children, Kris Groseclose, Linda (husband, Henry) Carruth, Kurt (wife, Angie) Groseclose; grandchildren, Jacqueline (husband, Andrew) Revei, Thomas and Kristine Carruth, Tanner, Kylle and Kaden Groseclose; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Bob Groseclose, Ruth Burns and Virginia Cly.

Family and friends are invited to gather from 2:00 to 6:00 pm Sunday, April 13, at Flanner and Buchanan-Carmel, where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Monday, April 14. Graveside services will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.

The family extends a special thank you to the staff of Bridgewater Rehabilitation and Transitional Care Center for their compassionate care.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society for Hamilton County.

Funeral Home

Flanner and Buchanan - Oaklawn Memorial Gardens
9700 Allisonville Rd Indianapolis, IN 46250
(317) 849-3616

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Apr. 10, 2014