David Lynn Groves, 53, Independence, Mo., passed away October 25, 2009.

David Lynn Groves, 53, Independence, Mo., passed away October 25, 2009.

Funeral service will be 2:30 p.m. Friday, October 30, 2009, at Mt Washington Forever Chapel Mausoleum, in Independence, Mo. Visitation will be 1:30 p.m. prior to the service.

David was preceded in death by his father Junious and brother Danny Groves. He is survived by his son James David Groves and daughter Angela Hicks; his loving mother Emily Maxine Groves  of the home; seven brothers: Edward, Mike, Ron, Gary, Terry, Mike Jr. and Larry Groves; one sister Connie “Tammy” Young and many nieces and nephews.

David was an avid KU and Chiefs fan, he loved watching Fox News. David will be missed by all who knew him.

Arrangements; Mt Washington Forever Funeral Home, 816-252-4141.