Richard Donald Grooms, 69, of West Union, Ohio, and formerly of Lynx, died Monday, November 12, 2012 in Tiffin Township, Adams County. He was born April 29, 1943 in Tiffin Township.
He was preceded in death by parents, Virgil Elmer and Ocie (McDaniel) Grooms.
He is survived by wife, Mary (Spires) Grooms of West Union; son, Don Grooms of Lynx; sister, Marcella Parks of West Union; four grandchildren: Lela Grooms, Donna Grooms, and Ashley Grooms all of West Union and Nathan Grooms of Lynx; and three great grandchildren.
He was a former heavy equipment operator in the timber and logging industry and was an employee of the former Clyde Dillow Sawmill Operations of Blue Creek.
Memorial donations may be made to Lafferty Funeral Home, Inc., 205 South Cherry Street, West Union, Ohio 45693.
The graveside funeral service is Saturday, November 17, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Moore’s
Chapel Cemetery in Blue Creek. Reverend John Spires will officiate.
Lafferty Funeral Home, Inc. of West Union is serving the family.