Pierce Reaves Grose

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Pierce Reaves Grose passed away peacefully on July 13, 2014. He was born in Eufaula, Alabama, on May 12, 1933, to Lee Loren Grose and Kathleen Reaves Grose.

He graduated from Auburn University in 1957 with a degree in mechanical engineering. Over his extended career in textiles with JP Stevens and Burlington Industries of Cheraw and Riegel/Mount Vernon Mills, he had many great friends and colleagues.

After retiring to Amelia Island in 2000, he enjoyed spending time with his friends and neighbors who enriched his life.

Mr. Grose is preceded in death by his brother, Lee Loren Grose Jr. and his sister, Sarah Grose Copeland.

He is survived by his wife, June and four children Carol (Jeffrey), Lee (Mitch), Kathy (Bill) and Philip (Nishi) as well as his brother, John. He also leaves five cherished grandchildren: Samuel, Sebastian, Alex, Kameron and Ariyana.

A private memorial service was held.

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Published in The Cheraw Chronicle from July 25 to July 26, 2014
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