Owen Lee Groves, 87, of Texas City, Texas passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Mainland Center Hospital surrounded by family.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2018 at Emken-Linton Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Hayes Grace Memorial Park. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City, Texas. Steve Mistretta will be officiating.
Owen Groves was born August 21, 1930 in Murphy, Texas. He was an Electrician out of local IBEW 527 for over forty years.
He is preceded in death by his parents, W.E. Groves Sr. and Willie Dee; brothers, W.E. Groves Jr. and J.D. Groves; sisters, Jean Rector and Lorraine Chenault and baby girl Clark.
Survivors include wife of 64 years, Dorothy Groves; daughters, Debbie Thompson (Danny), Linda Clark (James), Kim McDonald (Reagan); sons, Mike Groves and David Groves; grandkids, Mandy Thompson (Alan Paul), Kelli Mistretta (Frank Mistretta), Gerald Clark (Katie Clark), Derek Clark (Meagan Hammonds), Kassi McWhirter (Daniel McWhirter), Ashley Groves, Taylor Groves (Ricky Guillen), Evan Groves, Zachary McDonald, Jacob McDonald, Nicholas McDonald. Great Grandchildren, Nathan McWhirter, Sterling Mistretta, Asher Mistretta and Mia Guillen. Numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Gerald Clark, Derek Clark, Evan Groves, Zachary McDonald, Jacob McDonald and Nicholas McDonald. Honorary Pallbearers, Larry Groves, Wayne Rector, Daryl Stewart and Randy Johnson.
David, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. We are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Jeff BeardThe Woodlands, TX
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Traci & RynoSanta Fe, TX
We are lifting all of the family up in prayer 🙏
Brent & Paulina BiscampLa Marque, TX
We are very sorry for the loss of Mr. Grove's. He will be missed by many. May the memories give you all peace and comfort during these difficult days ahead.
Steve and Cynthia KnapeTexas City, TX
Deepest condolences for the Groves family and friends. I know he will truly be missed by many.
Sharon CarrollSpring, TX
I am so sorry for your loss David! My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.... Teresa
Teresa SavanichDickinson, TX
My deepest sympathies to the Groves family. God Bless.
Tiffany youngSanta Fe, TX
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Mr Groves. He was a great Man and will be remembered in so many thoughtful ways. My thoughts and Prayers are with you all!! Love, Lawana ❤️
Lawana FeatherlyTexas City, TX
Dale and I are very sorry for your loss. May you all find comfort in each other during this time.
Kristen Featherly CatchingBacliff, TX