William Harold Groves, 92, of Greenville passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville. He was born on June 7, 1928 in Muhlenberg County the son of Harvey Groves and Lonnie Wells Groves. He was a UMWA coal miner and a member of New Cypress Baptist Church. Mr. Groves enjoyed working on clocks and was known as “the clock man”.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 3 brothers Milton, Lee, and Bernie Groves.
He is survived by his wife of 74 years Vonda Vincent Groves of Greenville, a daughter Diann (John) Anderson of Elberfeld, IN., 2 grandsons Wes (Debbie) Finley of Poplar Bluff, MO and Jonathon Brett (Amy) Finley of Greenville, a great granddaughter Hannah Finley of Poplar Bluff, MO., 2 sisters Mildred Yates of Madisonville and Mary Taylor of Henderson, several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 1:00 PM at New Cypress Cemetery in Greenville. Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences to the family may be made at www.garysfuneralhome.net