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Donald Gary Groves, II

September 3, 1969 ~ March 19, 2018 (age 48)
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Donald Gary Groves, II, 48, of Huntington, WV, passed away unexpectedly Monday, March 19, 2018 at his residence.

Donald was born September 3, 1969 in Morgantown, a son of Donald Gary Groves and his wife, Cindy, of Westernville, NY, and the late Mariruth Robinson Caldwell.

Along with his father and step-mother, survivors include two daughters, Allison and Olivia Groves, both of Morgantown; his siblings, Tim Groves, Sarah Katherine Schneider and her husband Dan, Dennis “Denny” Caldwell and his wife April, John Groves and his fiancee’ Maryssa Peirick, and Kelley Groves, M.D.; several nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, and many friends.

He was a graduate of Sissonville High School and graduate of West Virginia University, majoring in Journalism, and minoring in Business. He was a veteran of the United States Army, and he also served for several years with the Army National Guard. He was employed at Lowe’s, where he was well-respected. Prior to that, a majority of his work career was spent as a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative.

His passions included biking, running, repelling and rock climbing. He was a NASCAR enthusiast, loved being on Summersville Lake, and visiting the beach. Most importantly, however, he cherished every moment spent with his daughters.

Friends may join the family to honor Donald’s life and legacy at Smith Funeral & Cremation Care, 108 Holland Ave., Morgantown on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 3:00pm until the time of the funeral service at 5:00pm with Pastor Justin Myers officiating. Interment will take place privately.

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