Mr. Joe Neal “Joey” Groves, age 79 of Elkton, passed away 11:55 PM, Monday, May 9, 2022 at his residence. Services for Joey will be 1:00 PM, Friday, May 13, 2022 at Latham Funeral Home with Rev. Matt Seel officiating. The service will be live-streamed at lathamfuneralhome.com. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, Thursday at Latham Funeral Home and after 11:00 AM Friday until time for the service.
Joey was born February 9, 1943 in Todd Co., KY. He was owner and operator of Groves Contracting and Excavating where he operated heavy equipment and drove a truck. He was a member of Petrie Memorial United Methodist Church and a past member of the Todd County Jaycees. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Clara Boley Groves; his brothers, John F. Groves and Dennis M. Groves.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Mallory Groves of Elkton; his daughters, Shannon Martin and her husband, John of Elkton and Kimberly L. Groves of Owensboro, KY; his sister, Shirley Ann Francies of Elkton; his grandchildren, John Andrew “Drew” Martin of Bowling Green, KY, Katlyn Martin Jones and her husband Austin of Elkton and Julia Martin of Elkton.
In lieu of flowers family request donations to Pennyroyal Hospice 220 Burley Ave, Hopkinsville, KY or Gideons P.O. Box 4 Elkton, KY 42220.
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