Obituaries

William Groom III

April 6, 1941 - June 19, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: June 23, 2017

Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Homes

Cemetery Mt. Olivet Cemetery

Church First Baptist Church

  • Visitation: 6:30-8:00pm, Thursday, June 22, 2017, at Hidden Valley Funeral Homes, Kearney, MO.
  • Funeral Service: 11:00am, Friday, June 23, 2017, at First Baptist Church of Kearney
  • Burial: Mt. Olivet Cemetery with Full Military Honors

William David Groom III, 76, of Kearney, MO, passed away June 19, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.

Visitation will be 6:30-8:00pm, Thursday, June 22, 2017, at Hidden Valley Funeral Homes, Kearney, MO. Funeral service will be 11:00am, Friday, June 23, 2017, at First Baptist Church of Kearney, 303 S. Grove St, Kearney, MO 64060. Burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery with Full Military Honors.

Memorial contributions may be made in David’s name to Wayside Waifs, 3901 Martha Truman Rd, Kansas City, MO 64137.

David was born April 6, 1941, in Kansas City, Missouri, to William D Groom II & Hazel (Holt) Groom. David was a lifelong Kearney resident. He was a 1959 graduate of Kearney High School. David married Janice Sue Wholf on October 12, 1962, in Excelsior Springs, Missouri. David served his county in the U.S. Army. He retired from Caterpillar after 35 years. David was a member of the First Baptist Church of Kearney and UAW Local 710.

David was preceded in death by his parents: W.D. & Hazel Groom; brother in law: Willard Pence.

David is survived by his wife Janice of the home; children: Kimberly Kaye Hunter (Matt), Staci Jo Holsted (Matt); grandchildren: Tyler Trout (Kymie), Britton Holsted, Averi Holsted, Carissa, Jacob and Joseph Hunter sister: Joan Pence.

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