Roy “Geno” Groff

Roy "Geno" GroffRoy “Geno” Groff, 64, of Vermont died at 3 p.m. Jan. 22, 2016, at his home.

He was born Jan. 27, 1951, in Ipava, a son of Melvin and Iva Irene Walton Groff.

Surviving are one daughter, Jessica (and Robbie) Kirkpatrick of Bushnell; two sisters, Connie Groff and Kathy Groff, both of Vermont; two half brothers, Jimmy Cox of Enterprise, Ala., and Johnny of Galesburg; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He worked at Vermont Foundry for over 20 years.

He was a floor guard at skating rinks in Havana and Rushville.

Services were held Tuesday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Pastor Cody Stinnett officiating. Burial was in Vermont Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/27/2016

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