Robert R. Groves, Sr., age 84 of Lakeview, died 1:55 p.m., Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Heartland of Indian Lake. He was born February 7, 1928 in Akron, Ohio, to the late Dale L. and Ethel Eva Steward Groves. On November 1, 1947 he married Gloria Ann Shook who died December 25, 2001.
Mr. Groves was a truck driver, an agent and president for the Teamsters Union Local 908 of Lima. He was a member of the Elks Lodge #54, the Eagles Lodge #370 of Lima and #3615 of Indian Lake; and the Moose Lodge #1533 of Indian Lake.
Survivors include 2 sons – Ronnie L. (Vicki) Groves of Lima; Richard L. “Rick” (Cynthia) Groves of Wapakoneta; a daughter – Diane Lynn (Michael) Brodie of Russells Point; 7 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son – Robert R. Groves, Jr.
There are no public services planned.
Memorial contributions may be made the charity of the donor’s choice.