Thomas H. Grove Jr. (Tom) died peacefully at Multi Care Auburn on Sunday, July 9th at the age of 71.
He is survived by his daughter Cindi Grove of Renton, sons Todd and Troy Grove and their families of Spokane and Karrie Grove. Siblings Stephen Grove of Ravensdale, Karen Laband of Mercer Island, Marilyn Wilson of Renton and Pam Brown of Henryville, PA.
He was preceded in death by his mother Eileen Grove, Cindi's mother Lynne Pavone and his sons mother Shari Grove.
Tom was born on October 28th, 1945 in Seattle, WA. He graduated from Renton High School in 1964. In 1969 he joined the USAF as an Air Traffic Controller and Instructor. Upon his Honorable Discharge in 1975, he began a career in IT Sales where he remained until his retirement.
He was an outgoing, witty individual who always made everyone he met feel like a friend. A graveside service will be Tuesday, July 18th Tahoma National Cemetery at 9:30 am followed by a Celebration of Life at Cindi's home. All are welcome to attend.
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