Lowell H. "Whitey" Grooms, 90 of Cincinnati, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 at the Ohio Veterans Home in Georgetown. He was born May 20, 1922 near Tulip in Brush Creek Township in Adams County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry M. and Myrta (Kepp) Grooms.
He is survived by his wife, Elsie A. Grooms of Cincinnati; one son, Mark A. (Tammy) Grooms of Cincinnati; two brothers, Pershing C. Grooms of Lynz and Forrest C. Grooms of Cincinnati; two grandchildren, Logan A. Grooms and Lynsay M. Compton, both of Cincinnat; and several nephews and nieces.
He retired from the former Terrace Hilton Hotel in Cincinnati and was a stationery engineer for 14 years. He retired from the Cincinnat Board of Education and was a stationery engineer for 32 years.
He was a U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran of W.W.II. He attended the Towne Worship Center in Cincinnati.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Adams County Honor Guard, Attn. Commander Lawrence Young, 4036 Pumpkin Ridge Road, West Union, Ohio 45693.
Funeral service: Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union. Pastor Dennis Grooms will officiate.
Visitation: 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
The interment: East Liberty Cemetery in Lynx. The Adams County Honor Guard will perform a military service.