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Harold "Red" Grogg, 90, passed away Sunday (Feb. 11, 2018) at West Virginia University Hospitals, Ruby Memorial, Morgantown. He was born Feb. 4, 1928 in Lewis County, son of the late Opha J. and Mary (Wilt) Grogg.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth "Betty" Chaney Grogg in 2014.
He is survived by five sons, Thomas A. Grogg and wife Deborah of Fairmont, Daniel P. Grogg and wife Carol of Bridgeport, Harold Larry "Jeep" Grogg of Shinnston, "Tink" Grogg of Shinnston and Kevin Scott "Bug" Grogg and wife Kitty of Shinnston; a daughter, Kathy Lee and husband Johnny of Fairmont; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Norma Haymond of Clarksburg and Sharon Wilson of Fairmont. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Timothy Grogg; four brothers, Bertram, Russell, Mason and Jim Grogg; and one sister, Evelyn Grogg.
"Red" was a veteran of the United States Navy. He served in the pacific theater during World War II. He retired as an equipment operator for King Knob Coal Company. Hunting the family property and fishing local streams and farm ponds were passions he enjoyed with his family.
Friends will be received from 3-8 p.m. Thursday at Ford Funeral Home, 215 East Main Street, Bridgeport. The funeral service will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home with Pastor Alan Rosenberger presiding. The interment will be held at a later date.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
The Grogg family has entrusted the care and arrangements to the Ford Funeral Home, 215 East Main Street, Bridgeport, WV.
Published on February 15, 2018
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