Archive for Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Richard Alvin Groves Jr.

1957 - 2007

June 27, 2007

Services for Richard Alvin Groves Jr., 49, Basehor, were Monday, June 25, at Holy Angels Catholic Church, Basehor. Burial was at Holy Angels Cemetery.

Groves died Thursday, June 21, 2007, at University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kan.

He was born Oct. 21, 1957, in Lincoln, Neb., the son of Richard and Marcia (Fletcher) Groves.

Groves was an equipment operator for J.C. Penney in Lenexa.

He married Christina (Wilson) Ogden-Groves on March 17, 2001, in Tonganoxie. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include two sons, Steven Groves, Austin, Texas, and Brandon Ogden, of the home; three daughters, Lisa Ballar and Leslie Groves, both of Austin, Texas, and Chelsea Ogden, of the home; a brother, Christopher Groves, Rapid City, S.D.; a sister, Missy Lockhart, Chattanooga, Tenn.; and two grandsons.

The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.

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