Robert Grooms, age 85 of Laurel Hill passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020.
Robert was born July 26, 1935 in Marlboro County, SC, son of the late Thomas Grooms and Helen Wright Grooms. He retired after many years from Waverly Mills and was a longtime member of Huckabee Grove Emanuel Holiness Church. He was a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend who will be truly missed.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by daughter, Cathy Cofell; brother, Samuel Grooms; sister, Mary Ruth Edwards and grandchild, Bryan Robinson.
He is survived by his wife, Beulah Mae Grooms of the home; sons, Timmy Grooms of Raleigh, Gary Grooms of Hamlet, David Grooms of Laurinburg; step daughters, Geraldine Robinson of Hamlet, Maxine Treat of Ellerbe; sisters, Lee Woodard of Laurel Hill, Linda McCuiston of Rockingham, Carol Moffitt, Hilda Dohogn, both of Laurel Hill, Elaine Garrison of Chesterfield, SC; grandchildren, Danny Cofell, Jr., Jennifer Cofell, Donna Kay Robinson, James Robinson, Brandon Norton; six great grandchildren, and a host of loving nieces, nephews, and many friends.
A Graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 19, 2020 in Hillside Memorial Park.
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