July 28, 1950 – May 2, 2018

Terry Groves, 67, of Dundas, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Carle Hospital in Urbana.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Kistler-Patterson Funeral Home in Olney, with a visitation beginning one hour prior. Burial will follow in the Mound Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Terry was born on July 28, 1950 in Hunt City, IL, the son of Victor and Lois (Cox) Groves. He married Paula (Jourdan) on May 3, 2014; she survives. Terry attended Newton Community High school and was a graduate of the Class of 1968. Terry was a member of the American Legion S.A.L., member of the VFW Auxiliary, and member of the Eagles Lodge in Olney. He liked to laugh and socialize with friends. Terry enjoyed being outdoors and spending time with friends and family. In his younger years he enjoyed playing baseball and softball. Terry took pleasure in going to Newton Eagle football games and listening to STL Cardinals games. He never met a stranger and will be missed by everyone that knew him.

Terry is survived by his wife, Paula Groves of Dundas; daughters, Lisa (Scott) Turner of Newton, Amber (Jason) McReaken of Windsor, and Ashley (Justin) Kincaid of Sumner; step-sons, Howard Wilson of Olney, and Jeff Wilson of Olney; grandchildren, Kierstyn (Cody) Sparks, Aaron Turner, Remington Wilson, Gabriel Wilson, Korin Wilson, Marie Wilson; brother, Ed (Kay) Groves; sisters, Sharon (Bob) Schackmann, Vicki (Steve) Williams; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Rick Groves, and great-grandson, Caden Sparks.