Robert L. Groves Sr.
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Virginia Beach - Robert Lee Groves Sr., 82, of Virginia Beach went to be with the Lord, Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Born in Wheeling, WV, he was the son of the late Lester and Dorothy Groves. He was a Korean War veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a foreman with Wheeling Steel in Mingo Junction, OH. He later retired as a foreman from the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
Survivors include his wife, Rebecca R. Groves; two children, Debra L. Virgallito and husband Larry, Robert L. "Bob" Groves, Jr. and wife Shawn; four grandchildren, Chad R. Hoskins, Kyndall S. Lane and husband Jorden, R. Ashton Groves and Taylor P. Groves as well as other extended family.
Bob's life will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Kingdom Life Ministries. Rev. Courtney McBath will officiate. The interment will follow in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at the Great Bridge Chapel of Oman Funeral Home & Crematory, 653 Cedar Road, Chesapeake.
Friends are invited to sign the online guestbook at www.omanfh.com.
Great Bridge Chapel - Chesapeake
653 Cedar Road Chesapeake, VA 23322
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Mar. 11, 2014