Edward K. Grove, 73 passed over at 2:21pm, Thursday, November 7, 2013, in his residence in Sheffield following a brief illness. He was born June 14, 1940 in Diamond, Pa. to the late Merle and Pearl Thompson Grove.

Ed was a lifelong area resident and worked for 27 years at National Forge while logging and operating for RM Grove Tree Service. A former member of the Americal Legion, Lakewood Rod and operating for RM Grove Tree Services. A former member of the American Legion, Lakewood Rod and Gun, and the Elks Club, Eddie was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, shooting trap, and taking trips out west. An avid gun collector, he loved giving his special finds to his grandson jake. A man of many interests, Ed played softball, bowled, canned peppers and soup, loved playing bingo and Texas Hold’um.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Judy Fox Grove, whom he married January 2, 1983 in Warren; a son Robert “Marty” Grove and wife Paulette, Sheffield; two daughters, Diane Sadler, Pittsburgh, and Denise Grove and companion Tom Martin, Tidioute; grandchildren, Paige Lubold, Jacob Edward Grove, Emily Grove, and Hayley Peters; a brother Ron Grove and wife Debbie, Emporium; and his puppy Suna.

In addition to his parents, Eddie was preceded in death by a sister Shirley Wagner. Arrangements are in charge of the BordenLloyd Funeral Home.