Eugene Donald Grover of Pekin, Indiana passed away Monday, March 14, 2016 at 10:34 am in his residence at the age of 88 years, 3 months and 23 days.
He was born November 20, 1927 to the late, Joe Grover and Jenny Alvira Grover. He served during the WW II & Korea as a Private 1st Class in the U.S. Army. He was a former employee of the old Bickel Construction Company in Louisville and was a former member of the
Pierce-Polk Fire Department and enjoyed working on lawn equipment in his spare time.
He married February 12, 1957 to Loretta C. (Purlee) Grover, who passed away November 15, 2013.
He is survived by: Daughter: Melody
(Greg) Rose, Pekin, Indiana; Son: Barry Grover, Pekin; 3 Grandchildren: Stephanie Dodge of Jeffersonville; Stacy Dodge of Pekin and Sara Grover of New Albany. 4 Great Grandchildren: Quentin & Deven Dodge and Kahlia & Kahmya Johnson.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Thursday at Dawalt Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm Wednesday and after 9 am Thursday at Dawalt Funeral Home. Interment with full military honors will follow the funeral at Mt. Washington Cemetery in Pekin