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Gilbert Groves

June 22, 1938 — September 5, 2022

Gilbert Groves, 84, passed away on September 5, 2022, doing what he loved working outside on his farm and ranch in Ordway. He was born on June 22, 1938, in Manzanola to Clarence & Irene Groves.

Gilbert farmed and ranched in Crowley County, Kiowa County and Bent County for over sixty years. He worked long hours and worked hard. He inspired those who knew him with his persistent drive and quiet nature. He was a faithful husband, father and grandfather. Gilbert loved God and attended the Community Baptist Church in Crowley. He could say alot by saying alittle.

He was survived by his wife, Sheila of the Ordway home; siblings, Melvin (Christine) Groves, Beverly (Roy) Armstrong, Barbara Wolfe, Deborah (Bill) Knopp, Roger (Linda) Williams, Eddie (Juanita) Williams; children, Colleen (Rick) La France, Russell (Michelle) Groves, Everitt (Kendi) Groves and Barry Warren; son-in-law, Monty Moore; grandchildren, James (Reanna) Fry, Sapphira (Jonathan) Pearce, Charlene (David) Centeno, Raymond (Candice) Groves, Cory (Sione) Niko, Eric Groves, Tash Groves, Bryghton (Wyncie) Groves, Ashtyn Groves, Josi (Seth) Havens, Jacob Groves, Braislea Groves, Ashley (Henri) Ocegueda, Daniel Lee Gomez, Michael and Laura Warren; 26 great-grandchildren and two more on the way. He was preceded death by his parents, wife, Helen, brother, Donald Groves, brother-in-law, Clifford Wolfe, daughters, Lora Moore and Laura Gomez.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at the Community Baptist Church in Crowley with Pastor Jeremy Hoyt officiating. Interment will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Ordway.

Online condolences may be made at Peacock-Larsen Funeral Home & Arkansas Valley Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Mountain time)

Community Baptist Church of Crowley

319 1st Street, Crowley, CO 81033

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Valley View Cemetery in Ordway

9617 Colorado 71, Ordway, CO 81063

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