Randy L. Grove

Birth Date: 
Saturday, June 10, 1967
Date of Passing: 
Saturday, February 29, 2020

SMITHVILLE – Randy L. Grove, 52, of Smithville passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at his home.

He was born June 10, 1967 in Wooster, the son of Teddy L. and Karen Sue Aukerman Grove.

Randy was a 1985 graduate of Wooster High School where he earned varsity letters in both football and baseball.  He was a self-employed amish driver and had also done home repairs.  A member of the Akron Road First Church of God.  He enjoyed NASCAR and golf.

Surviving are his children Ryan Grove of Smithville and Megan Grove of Wooster and his former spouse Rhonda Grove of Wooster.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his step-father Lloyd Fisher.

There will be no calling hours.  A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster with Rev. Dan Krites officiating.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.


No calling hours


Sunday March 8, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.


I am saddened to hear of Randy's passing. I spent many days playing softball with him, you could not find a nicer human being. I will never forget looking up to him as of member of the First Church of God national championship bible quiz team in the early 80's, my heart aches. Prayers to his family

Randy and I graduated together. Just reconnected a bit this past summer when we found out we both live in Smithville. He was a nice man, and I am sad to hear of his passing.

We are so very sad to hear about Randy's passing. We had him in youth group and on quiz team at First Church Of God. My husband played basketball with him. He was a very nice guy we will miss him. God bless.

We are so sad to hear the sad news of Randy's passing. We had him in our youth group and on our quiz team in the 80's at First Church of God. My husband also played basketball with him. He was a very sweet and nice guy. God bless to all his family.

Randy Grove and I Graduated Together in 1985. So Saddening to Hear this. Condolences and Prayers to the Family.

My deepest condolences to the family, so sad to hear of Randy's passing. I have a lot of good memories of our mud racing and 4-wheeler days back in the late 80's and early 90's. Just sorry that I had lost contact with him for so many years. God Bless!

I’m so very sorry to hear this, Rhonda. He was so young. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your children.

Thinking of Megan and Ryan❤️

Very sorry to hear this news! Randy was a great guy in High school and always was very polite and friendly to me and others R.I.P.

Ryan, Megan and families, so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. I don't believe I will make his service, we are both fighting bad colds. But you will be in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time. Deepest sympathy to you all. He was such nice guy.

Our Sympathy to Rhonda,Ryan,Megan and The Wagner Family. It is very difficult to lose a Family Member--especially a Father or Mother who are the core of the Family. God's Blessing and Prayers are with all of You at this difficult time.

So sorry for your loss Meg and Ryan. May God bless your family as go through this time in your life.Many hugs and prayers to your family.Losing parents are a very tough time in life.

Rhonda, Ryan and Megan,
Always in our thoughts and prayers. Treasure the memories!

Please accept my deepest condolences. I worked with Randy at D+S and one thing I know for sure is he loved his family and spoke fondly of his children often.

Eddie and I send out condolences to the Ryan and the Grove family. I went to school with Randy and remember him as a quiet, gentle soul who always had a smile. Please know we are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Mrs. Rooney and Eddie.

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