C. Woodrow “Woody” Groves
Age 74, of Camden, WV, died Saturday, February 13, 2010, at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, WV, following an extended illness.
He was born February 19, 1935, in Gilmer County, WV, the son of the late Dale W. Groves and Madeline Burke Groves.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Cathy Groves.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Phyllis C. Rohrbough Groves; two daughters, Kimberly Rush of Weston, WV, and Jeanne Pierce and husband Davy of Buckhannon, WV; two sons, Donald Groves of Camden and Ronald Groves and wife Kristal of Good Hope, WV; six grandchildren, Danny Groves, Dusty Lambert, Derrik Rush, Joseph Legenza, Christopher Groves and Casey Groves; four great-grandchildren, Danner Groves, Jaelyn Roop, Caiden Groves and Madeline Legenza; one step-great-grandchild, Kasey Davis; and one sister, Doris Foster and husband Bud of Glenville, WV.
Woodrow worked for Consolidated Natural Gas for over 35 years before retiring in 1991.
He was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 118 of Gilmer County, Scottish Rite of Wheeling, Nemesis Shrine of Parkersburg and the Lewis County Shrine.
He was Methodist by faith.
He loved to care for his farm, spending time with his cattle and riding his tractor.
Friends called from 3 to 8 PM Monday, February 15, 2010, at Boyle Funeral Home, 322 Main Avenue, Weston, WV.
Funeral services were held 1 PM Tuesday, February 16, 2010, at the Boyle Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Bill Hunt officiating.
Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Weston.
Boyle Funeral Home, Weston.