Danny Groves

Obituary of Danny Ray Groves

Mr. Danny Ray Groves, age 58 of Portland, Tennessee passed away on March 28, 2022 at TriStar Portland ER. He was born on July 19, 1963 in Portland, Tennessee to the late Donnie Ray and Annette Jenkins Groves. Danny is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Melissa Groves; son, Matthew Groves; sister, Wendy (Jackie) Thompson; sister by choice, Denise (Ben) Cannon; several uncles, aunts, nephews, and nieces. Along with his parents, Danny was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Casey Rene Groves and his sister, Jill Groves. Funeral Services will be held Friday, April 1st at 11:00 AM from the chapel of Gilbert Funeral Home with Shane Lame and Steve Calvert officiating. Interment will follow the service at Sherron Cemetery with Shane Cannon, Jackie Thompson, Jody Thompson, Royce Upchurch, Christy Wright, and Missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are “My Boys;” Matthew Groves, Dylan Gerth, Zach Neeld, and Garrett Bates. Visitation with the family will be Thursday, March 31st from 4:00-8:00 PM and Friday, April 1st from 10:00 AM until time of service. Danny was a member of the Mason Portland Lodge 326 and dual member of New Roe Lodge 592 in Franklin, Kentucky. There will be a Masonic Service Thursday, March 31st at 7:00 PM at Gilbert Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers family requests donations be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children at donate.lovetotherescue.org. Arrangements by Gilbert Funeral Home, 610 N. Broadway Street, Portland, TN 37148. (615)325-5010, obit line (615)325-9725. Online condolences can now be made at www.gilbertfuneral.com