Obituary of Richard Groton
Richard Thomas Groton, 80, of Salisbury, passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018, peacefully at his home. Born on April 20, 1937 in Bloxom, VA, he was the son of the late Herman and Estelle Wessells Groton.
At the age of 18, Richard started working in the printing industry, until his retirement. He enjoyed building housing as a developer, archery, and target shooting. Most of all, Richard was an avid car enthusiast and of course closest to his heart, he enjoyed spending time with his family.
Richard is survived by his wife of 62 years, Elizabeth Ann Groton, a son, Richard G. Groton; a daughter, Jennifer A. Owens and her loving companion Tim Johnson; three grandsons, Zachary T. Groton, Cameron A. Owens, Hunter T. Owens and his spouse Aus; a granddaughter, Adelyn E. Ruhl and her spouse Joey; a brother, Elton W. Groton; a sister-in-law, Joyce Carolyn Collins and her spouse Ron; as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Richard is preceded in death by three sister, Mildred Groton Kelly, Louise Groton, and Pauline Coyne; two Brothers, Ernest Groton and William Randolph Groton and one brother-in-law, Wilson T. Callaway.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 2 pm at Wicomico Memorial Park in Salisbury.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Richard’s honor to the John’s Hopkins Transplant Team.
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. To send condolences to the family, please visit www.hollowayfh.com.
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