He is survived by his wife Barbara Savage Groves; daughter, Tammy Sue Groves of St. Marys; son, Gregory R. Groves of Massillon, OH; step-daughter Beth (Brian) Rippeto of Belpre, OH; three step-sons, Robert Lee Ludwig of Marietta, OH, Michael (Connie) Hardman of Beverly, OH, Gregory C. Hardman of Watertown, OH; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; one sister, Nancy Kay Fawcett of Palm Bay, FL; and one brother Benjamin L. Groves of Melbourne, FL.
Services will be 11:00 am Monday at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre with Reverend Gene Shepherd officiating.
Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
Visitation will be Saturday 5-7 pm at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.LeavittFuneralHome.com
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