Donald E. Groves, 78, of Rush, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Southern Ohio Medical Center in Portsmouth.
Don was born Aug. 8, 1938, in Boyd County, a son of the late Linzie and Daisy Corey Groves.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Young Groves, who died in March 2011.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired after 42 years with the Boyd County High School. He also retired from Coke Cola and Pepsi Company as a route salesman.
Don is survived by a sister, Debbie Fryer and husband Phillip of Ashland; a sister-in-law, Myrtle Groves of Ashland; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at Lazear Funeral Home Chapel in Ashland with pastor Dennis Miles officiating. Burial be in Ashland Cemetery.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at the funeral home.
Published on  February 10, 2017