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Obituary: William H. Groves II 

Published June 23, 2016 at 6:32 p.m. | Updated September 6, 2019 at 11:15 a.m.

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  • William H. Groves II

William H. Groves II, 27, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 16, 2016, with loving family at his side. William was born in Burlington on January 29, 1989. He loved his family and friends dearly. He had a charismatic personality that drew people in and he had a wonderful sense of humor that will be missed by all of us. William enjoyed spending time with his son and other children in the family, cooking, fishing, and he had a real talent for working with electronics.

He is survived by his son William; parents, Mary (Wallace) and Glenn Groves; two sisters, Joletta and Chandra; six nieces, Cora, Ashley, Kayla, Krysta, Raeven, and Amber; two nephews, Apollo and Gryffin; three great nieces, Azalia, Aurora, and Dahlia; grandmother, Charlotte Wallace; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins; and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Tonya; grandparents, William and Magdalene Groves; and two uncles, Stewart Groves and Gordon Wallace.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 28, at the Salvation Army, Major Patti Murray will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to defray funeral expenses. Checks may be made payable to Glenn & Mary Groves and sent to The Salvation Army, PO Box 5120, Burlington, VT 05402.

This obituary was originally published on, which ceased operation in September 2019. The death notice is archived on this website with the permission of the publisher.
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