Phillip Alan Groves, 79, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday (March 11, 2014) at his residence in Limestone, TN.
He was born in Richwood, West Virginia, June 2, 1934. He is preceded in death by parents, Hilda Ruth Stotler and Everett Sheridan Groves.
Surviving are his wife, Betty Groves; brothers, Fredrick “Rick” J. Mihalo and wife, Julie, and Michael Mihalo; son, Mitch Lau; son, Matthew Groves and wife, Brenda; son Mark Groves and wife, Vicki; son, Michael Groves; and one daughter. He had ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and also many nieces and nephews.
He served in the US Army and retired from owning a television repair business. He enjoyed bowling and good ol’ country air.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Dr. Matthew Young officiating.
The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 PM Tuesday prior to the service.
Interment will follow at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mitch Lau, Matt Groves, Mark Groves, Mike Groves, Austin Lau and Phillip Groves.
Condolences may be sent to the Groves family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821