Robert Allen Grove

Born: Mon., Jun. 29, 1936
Died: Sun., Oct. 18, 2020

Graveside Service

2:00 PM Wed., Oct. 21, 2020
Location: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery

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Robert Allen Grove, 84, Middletown, died on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at Kline Hospice House, Mt. Airy. He was the husband of Beverly Haines Grove.

Born in Emmitsburg on June 29, 1936 he was a son of the late Warren D. and Helen Longnecker Grove. He was engaged in farming in his early years, then was truck driver for High's Dairy and several other companies. He then owned and operated Bob's Snacks for 20 years. He was a 1955 graduate of Thurmont High School and served in the United States Army reserves for 3 years. He was a member of Acadia Lodge #155 AF & AM, Thurmont and auxiliary of the Middletown Volunteer Fire Co.

Surviving, besides his wife is one step-daughter Michelle Beams and husband Jay and three-step-grandchildren Stephanie, Adam , Leah and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by siblings Warren D. Grove Jr., Doris J. Helmrick and Olive E. Sanders.

Graveside funeral services will be held 2 PM on Wednesday October 21 in Mt. Zion United Methodist Cemetery In Myersville. Pastor Karen Grossnickle will officiate.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society

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William J. Jr. and Lauralea Offutt
   Posted Thu October 22, 2020
We knew Bob at Bob Snacks as each week he brought Wild Bills Jerky ,beef snacks, and his magical roses with the rose oil ! At Christmas, he had special candies, and had specials all through the Yr. He was very generous , giving candies to Charities , prisons and the wonderful people along the way. He was a source of information in the communities that he served ! What a very nice peoples ' man with so much variety in his Life ! We will miss him ! May he Rests in Peace !

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