Edward Groves

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Edward Groves

Edward Groves passed peacefully at Saint Luke’s Kansas City Missouri hospice house. He was surrounded by his caregivers and a room filed with loved ones. Born in Edwardsville Kansas, he was the son of Walter P Groves and Alice Ann Anderson Groves. After graduating high school, he went on to become an 82nd airborne paratrooper (triple Nickle). He was employed at Olan Kraft (Union Camp) and was a truck driver and retired from there in 1987.

In his free time, Eddie to loved cook, travel, have a few drinks and spend time with friends and family. He’ll be remembered for always having a glass of whisky and spending his summers under the shade waving at every passerby whither he knew them or not.

Edward is survived by eight children (and spouses) Mark Edward Groves (Gladys), Joyce Holland (Steven), Henry David Groves, Alicia Salazar (Adrian), Vincent Groves, Jerry Edward Groves, Terry Groves (Mindy), Charlie Groves (Crystal); twenty-three grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 2:00 ~ 4:00 PM at Abundant Harvest Church, 4830 Shawnee Drive, Kansas City, KS. It sits next to the funeral home.