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Kenneth Robert Grove Jr., 80, Newton Hamilton, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, surrounded by his family at Valley View Retirement Community, Belleville.

Born May 19, 1939, Huntingdon, son of the late Kenneth R. Sr. and Freeda E. (Kelley) Grove.

He is survived by his children, Gary Grove and wife, Deb, McVeytown, Sally Prendergast and husband, Steve, Belleville, Jeff Grove and wife, Michele, Todd and Dave Grove and wife, Michele, Germany Valley; nine grandchildren, Jolene Bowersox, Andrew Grove, Alex Grove, Taylor Grove, Jason Grove, David Grove, Samantha Confer, Ashley Wagner and Ben Grove; and numerous great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Sarah J. (Minnick).

Mr. Grove had 50 years of service IBEW Local 126. He was a member of the Free & Accepted Masons Lodge 688.

He enjoyed hunting, camping and going to sprint car races with his family, but most importantly he enjoyed spending time with his family.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Mount Union Cemetery, with the Rev. Bill Benson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Heath-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 61 E. Shirley St., Mount Union, “Honored Provider of Veterans Funeral Care™.”

Condolences may be made at AndersonFamilyFuneralHomes.com and Huntingdondailynews.com.