Memorial service for Mr. Carl Randolph Groce, age 87, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted at 4 PM on Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Milton Martin officiating. Visitation with the family will be held at 2 PM until time of service at 4 PM on Sunday at Higgins.
Carl was born on March 29, 1932 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Allen Johnson Groce and Mildred Lane Groce Sanders. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the Fayetteville Elks Lodge and Shriners. He had a kind and loving heart and worshiped his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mr. Groce passed away on June 5, 2019 at Huntsville Hospital.
Survivors include his daughter, Beverly Groce (late Marc) Crabtree of Fayetteville, TN; grandchildren, Whitney (Dakota) Duncan and Casey (Kayla) Crabtree; great-grandchildren, Lakota Diesel Duncan, Nakota Axle Duncan, Dakotah Willow Duncan, and Raiden Cage Crabtree; and sisters, June Gatlin, Jean (Chuck) Brown, Christina (Bobby) Corder, and Sherry Norris. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Ruby Josephine Kimbrough Groce and brother, Larry Lane Groce.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Carl Randolph Groce.