Funeral services for Mr. Robert Lee “Bob” Grosch, age 87, of Manchester, will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mark Barron officiating.
Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with full military honors.
Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Friday evening at the funeral home.
Mr. Grosch passed away on Wednesday, August 13 at Manchester Healthcare.
Mr. Grosch was born in Coffee County, TN, the son of the late George and Novella Mahathey Grosch.
Bob served his country during World War II in the United States Army. He was a Master Operating Engineer for ARO/Calspan. He was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, VFW, and American Legion.
In addition to his parents, Bob was also preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Sain Grosch; and one son, Robert Lee “Bobby” Grosch; two sisters, Helen Ogle and Ruby Ely; two brothers, George Grosch, Jr. and Charles Grosch.
He is survived by one son, David (Julee) Grosch of Morrison; one brother, William Grosch of Manchester; five sisters, Thelma Henley of Wayne, MI, Shirley Cain of San Antonio, TX, Frances Smith, Nellie Ortner, and Betty McInturff, all of Manchester; and four grandchildren.