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Edward L. Groves, 71

November 16, 2008

Edward L. Groves, 71



APRIL 12, 1937-NOV. 13, 2008

Edward Lee Groves, 71, of 9736 Morning Glory Lane, Hagerstown, Md., died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at his home.

Born April 12, 1937, in Honolulu, Hawaii, he was the son of the late John Groves Sr. and Helen Mullenix Richardson.

He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army.

He was retired from East Alcoa after 30 years.

He was a member of the Steelworkers Union and the Williamsport Red Men Lodge 84.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Eleanor Johnson Groves; children, Susan L. Groves of Hagerstown, Edward Groves of Waverly, Va., Carol McHenry and husband, Roy, of Grove, Okla., and Robert Groves and wife, Lisa, of Williamsport, Md.; one sister, Elenora Murray of Hagerstown; one brother, Charles H. Groves of Okeechobee, Fla.; grandchildren, David Boyer, Daniel Boyer, Darryl Crum, Jennifer Kelley, Heather Groves, Andrew Braswell, Stephen Hill, Dale Hill and Eddie Groves III; and seven great-grandchildren.

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He was preceded in death by one brother, John W. Groves Jr.; and stepfather, Jim Richardson.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Robert Revell will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742; or Missionary Don Martin, Account No. 2590941, c/o Potomac Park Camp, 11 Tabernacle Way, Falling Waters, WV 25419.

Online condolences are accepted at www.minnichfh.com.

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