Robert “Bobby” Marion Grooms, 71, of Charleston, husband of Jenelle Valerie Beach Grooms, died Thursday, July 27, 2023, at McLeod Health Clarendon.
Born July 21, 1952, in Charleston, he was a son of the late Willie Edward Grooms and the late Mary Ruth Williams Grooms. He was a 1975 graduate of The Citadel, a member of the British Car Club of Charleston, and the Mechanical Contractors Association of Charleston. He was a member of Summerton Baptist Church and former member of Folly Beach Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years of Summerton; three children, Melissa Lyerly of Hendersonville, NC, Katherine Nemeth (Chris) of Johns Island and Robert Grooms (Casey) of Summerville; six grandchildren, Tyler Sharer, Brittany Lawrimore, Mackie Lyerly, Harper Nemeth, Logan Nemeth and Malory Grooms; three great grandchildren; a brother, Ronald Grooms (Judy) of Shelbyville, TN; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two children, Shawn Lyerly and Jennifer Grooms; and a sister, Kathy Player.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 9, 2023 at Folly Beach Baptist Church.
Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church Street, Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179. www.stephensfuneralhome.org