Dorance Ray Grove
UPPER ARLINGTON — Dorance Ray Grove, 83, of Upper Arlington, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008, at his residence.
He was born March 15, 1924, in Delaware County to the late Cleveland R. and Alga (Bennett) Grove. He was a resident of Delaware County for the majority of his life and a 1943 graduate of Harlem High School.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Virginia (Borden) Grove; daughter, Brenda S. (Doug) Ehlert of Columbus; sons, Robert A. (Becky) of Greenfield, David R. (Patricia A.) of Lebanon, Frederick M. (Lori) of Delaware and Michael S. (Karen) of Columbus; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren; and sister, Bonita Martlage of New Whiteland, Ind.
He was preceded in death by two grandchildren; and brothers, George and Merwin.
Friends may call today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury, where services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Bud Leskovac officiating. Interment in the Fancher Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 740 Lakeview Blvd. #225, Worthington, OH 43085. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.