Billy Ray Groves, 79, of Grand Rivers

BILLY-RAY-GROVESGRAND RIVERS, KY., — Billy Ray Groves, 79, of Grand Rivers passed away Saturday morning April 14, 2018 at 4:08am in the Christian Care Center of Kuttaw, KY after a short illness. Billy was born July 15, 1938 in Greenville, KY the son of Irvin Groves and Beulah Groves. He was a coal miner by trade and enjoyed hunting and fishing especially with his sons and grandsons. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother and 1 sister, and children Jerry Wayne Groves, Pamela Groves, Anita Groves, and Donald Wayne Groves, granddaughters Makayla Robertson and Michelle Groves.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years Edith Mae Cobb Groves of Grand Rivers, a daughter Jean (Dolph) Stone of Evansville, IN sons Tommy (Ingrid) Groves of White Plains, KY Timmy Groves of Drakesboro, KY Ray (Carol) Groves of White Plains, KY several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, 1 brother Marion Groves of Central City, KY 1 sister Daisy Groves, Greenville, KY.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 17 at 2pm at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville, KY with Rev. Brad Payne officiating with burial to follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Depoy, KY.

Friends may call on Tuesday, April 17 after 11am at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville, KY.

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