Bobby Wayne Groomer, 59, Solsberry, died March 25, 2008, at 1:24 a.m., at Bloomington Hospital.
Born Oct. 7, 1948, in Solsberry, he was the son of Clyde Groomer and Iva Jean (Sullivan) Groomer.
He was a forklift operator for KPT, Bloomfield, and also worked for Bloomfield Sales.
He was preceded in death by his father, two brothers, David and Delbert Groomer, son Robby Groomer and great-grandson Drake Talbot.
Survivors include daughter Tammy Elaine Groomer, Bloomington, brother Clyde "Toad" Groomer, Bloomfield, sister Lynda Thornton, Bloomfield, mother Iva Jean Groomer, Bloomfield, ex-wife Frances (Murphy) Newport, Bloomington, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services will take place at 1 p.m., Thursday, at Jenkins and Sons Funeral Home, Bloomfield, with Rev. Ed Smith officiating. Burial will be at Hash Cemetery. Bloomfield.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m., today, and one hour prior to services, at Jenkins and Sons Funeral Home, Bloomfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be made to www.jenkinsfuneralhome.com.