Carl Randolph Groce
March 29, 1932 -
June 5, 2019

Visitation

June 9, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Service 

June 9, 2019
4:00 PM

Interment

Obituary

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.

Video Services

15 Comments

  1. Helen B Perry

    Thinking of all of you…pray that the Good Lord will bring you peace and comfort.

    Reply
  2. Mike Hopson

    Beverly, Whitney and Casey I am so sorry to hear about Carl!
    He was a special person that always had your best in his plan.
    I am praying that God of the Bible brings you His peace during this hard time.

    Reply
  3. Camille (Groce) Allar

    Beverly, Whitney, & Casey,
    I am so very sorry to hear of Carl’s passing. I have such fond memories of him and Josephine growing up as well as you all that will never be forgotten. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  4. Teri Pitts

    Beverly and entire family,
    We are so very sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. I thought so much of him and enjoyed our visits. Sending our love and praying for all of you.
    Love,
    Mike and Teri Pitts

    Reply
  5. Billy & Patsy Gray

    We are so sorry for the passing of Carl. He was always good for a lot of laughs. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  6. Brenda N.

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. The loss of a loved can be so overwhelming. But know that the God of all comfort (2 Corinthians1:3,4) knows your pain. By going to his word, we are assured that we’ll see our loved ones again. (John 5:28,29) My sincere condolences.

    Reply
  7. Dedra Baker

    So sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  8. Gary & Brenda Badenhop

    Beverly, we send our sympathy to you in the loss of your dad. Prayers of comfort for you.

    Reply
  9. Ellen Scott

    Beverly, please accept our sympathy for the loss of your Father. Praying for you and your family.

    Reply
  10. Kyle Dickey

    Carl was my friend and I will truly miss my visits with him. He always spoke well of the grandchildren and great grandchildren.

    Reply
  11. Rick Lane

    Beverly, so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. He was a fine man that Loved his Family with all of his heart. He was like an Uncle and a Brother to Joey and I. Thoughts and Prayers to you and your family.

    Reply
  12. Susan Thompson

    So very sorry to hear of Carl’s passing, He was such a kind, sweet person. My sincere condolences to the family.

    Susan Thompson

    Reply
  13. Rick Lane

    Beverly, Just received the news. My heart goes out to you and your family. I can’t even begin to imagine what you and your family are going through. Your father was like an Uncle and a Brother to Joey and I. He was a fine man that loved his Family with all of his heart. I am so glad I got to see him after the family reunion. I will be attending the visitation and services. Please let me know if there is anything we can do for you. Thought and Prayers to you all.

    Reply
  14. Gloria Crociante

    Beverly, I am so sorry papa is gone, but he is no longer suffering. May he be in peace with your mom and my bro Marcus/ Chanel ??❤️

    Reply
  15. Shirley Kimbrough

    Beverly I am so sorry to hear that Carl passed away, he was always one of my favorite people.

    Reply

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15 Comments

  1. Helen B Perry

    Thinking of all of you…pray that the Good Lord will bring you peace and comfort.

    Reply
  2. Mike Hopson

    Beverly, Whitney and Casey I am so sorry to hear about Carl!
    He was a special person that always had your best in his plan.
    I am praying that God of the Bible brings you His peace during this hard time.

    Reply
  3. Camille (Groce) Allar

    Beverly, Whitney, & Casey,
    I am so very sorry to hear of Carl’s passing. I have such fond memories of him and Josephine growing up as well as you all that will never be forgotten. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  4. Teri Pitts

    Beverly and entire family,
    We are so very sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. I thought so much of him and enjoyed our visits. Sending our love and praying for all of you.
    Love,
    Mike and Teri Pitts

    Reply
  5. Billy & Patsy Gray

    We are so sorry for the passing of Carl. He was always good for a lot of laughs. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  6. Brenda N.

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. The loss of a loved can be so overwhelming. But know that the God of all comfort (2 Corinthians1:3,4) knows your pain. By going to his word, we are assured that we’ll see our loved ones again. (John 5:28,29) My sincere condolences.

    Reply
  7. Dedra Baker

    So sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  8. Gary & Brenda Badenhop

    Beverly, we send our sympathy to you in the loss of your dad. Prayers of comfort for you.

    Reply
  9. Ellen Scott

    Beverly, please accept our sympathy for the loss of your Father. Praying for you and your family.

    Reply
  10. Kyle Dickey

    Carl was my friend and I will truly miss my visits with him. He always spoke well of the grandchildren and great grandchildren.

    Reply
  11. Rick Lane

    Beverly, so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. He was a fine man that Loved his Family with all of his heart. He was like an Uncle and a Brother to Joey and I. Thoughts and Prayers to you and your family.

    Reply
  12. Susan Thompson

    So very sorry to hear of Carl’s passing, He was such a kind, sweet person. My sincere condolences to the family.

    Susan Thompson

    Reply
  13. Rick Lane

    Beverly, Just received the news. My heart goes out to you and your family. I can’t even begin to imagine what you and your family are going through. Your father was like an Uncle and a Brother to Joey and I. He was a fine man that loved his Family with all of his heart. I am so glad I got to see him after the family reunion. I will be attending the visitation and services. Please let me know if there is anything we can do for you. Thought and Prayers to you all.

    Reply
  14. Gloria Crociante

    Beverly, I am so sorry papa is gone, but he is no longer suffering. May he be in peace with your mom and my bro Marcus/ Chanel ??❤️

    Reply
  15. Shirley Kimbrough

    Beverly I am so sorry to hear that Carl passed away, he was always one of my favorite people.

    Reply

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