James F. Groves
Born: Monday, September 2, 1940
Passed: Sunday, December 18, 2016
James F. Groves, 76, of Sycamore, IL died on Sunday, December 18, 2016 in DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center. He was born on September 2, 1940 in Hickory Ridge, Arkansas to Jake and Onie (Lumley) Groves.
James married Delores McCall on August 5, 1961 in Sycamore, Illinois. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan and an animal lover.
Survivors include his wife, Delores; his children, Theresa Hammond of Sycamore, IL, James (Colette) Groves of Sycamore, Il and Robert (Gina) Groves of Somonauk, IL; grandchildren, Jeremy Hammond, Jennie Hammond, Zach Groves, Jay and Jenna Meidell, and Shay Groves; two great-grandchildren, Kyle Sauceman and Jacob Winters; brother, John (Barb) Groves; and sister, Josephine Tucker; several nieces and nephews; and his best friend, Lowell Jordan.
Predeceased by his parents; brother, Floyd Groves; sister-in-law, Nancy Groves; brother-in-law, Al Tucker and his dog, Stanley.
Special thanks to Kish Health System Hospice, the ICU unit at Kishwaukee Hospital, and DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center.
A Memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10 am to 12 noon at Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., Quiram Sycamore Chapel, 1245 Somonauk St. Sycamore, IL 60178.