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In Memory of

Richard P. Groves

September 14, 1930 - May 13, 2017

Obituary


Groves, Richard P. Jr. Age 86

Beloved husband of the late Mitzi. Loving father of Leslie (George Patak) Groves and Lisa (Greg) Barber. Cherished grandfather of Andrew, Sarah, Joseph and Michael. Dear step grandfather of Sarah and Megan. Step great grandfather of Lilly. Brother of Robert (Barbara) Groves and Beverly (Michael) Easton. Richard will also be missed by his nieces, nephews, friends and Smoky the cat.

Richard was a veteran of the Korean war, serving in the 7th Infantry and awarded two Bronze Stars. He retired from Detroit Newspaper Printing Union Pressmans Local#13,...

Groves, Richard P. Jr. Age 86

Beloved husband of the late Mitzi. Loving father of Leslie (George Patak) Groves and Lisa (Greg) Barber. Cherished grandfather of Andrew, Sarah, Joseph and Michael. Dear step grandfather of Sarah and Megan. Step great grandfather of Lilly. Brother of Robert (Barbara) Groves and Beverly (Michael) Easton. Richard will also be missed by his nieces, nephews, friends and Smoky the cat.

Richard was a veteran of the Korean war, serving in the 7th Infantry and awarded two Bronze Stars. He retired from Detroit Newspaper Printing Union Pressmans Local#13, he held Life Membership with Findlater Masonic Lodge #475. In his retirement he worked as a starter at Hickory Creek Golf Course in Canton.

Visitation Friday May 19th from 10:00 am until the time of service at 11:00 am at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 37000 Six Mile Rd. in Livonia. Richard will be laid to rest at Great Lakes National Cemetery.

Contributions appreciated to Henry Ford Hospital West Bloomfield Hospice.