John L Grooms

December 10, 1927January 28, 2012

John Leonard Grooms

Chapin – A graveside service for John Grooms 85, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 30, 2012 in Chapin Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2838 Devine St. Columbia, SC 29205. Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Chapin Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. John was born December 10, 1927 in Columbia, SC and passed away on Friday, December 28, 2012. He was the son of Ben T. Grooms and Mamie Dease Grooms. John served in the U.S. Navy, was a self-employed homebuilder and an avid Gamecock fan. John is survived by his wife Katherine of 61 years; daughter, Becky Grooms; sons, John Larry (Renae), John Jr. (Laurie), and Russell Grooms (Donna); brother, Heyward Grooms (Elaine) of Georgia, grand-children; Pauline (Eric), Russell Jr., Bonnie, Amanda, Christopher and 3 Great-Grand children. John was pre-deceased by a granddaughter Jessica Grooms, 2 brothers and 1 sister.


  • Graveside Service Sunday, December 30, 2012

John L Grooms

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Cindy Folk-Klausman

January 23, 2013

I have so many memories of the Grooms family from my childhood. Our backyards butted against one another in Columbia. I appreciate the wonderful times you shared when you had me in your home in Chapin. My thoughts and prayers are with your family today and all the days to follow.

Linda Lee(Higgins)

December 31, 2012

I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. May God bless you and all of your family during this difficult time.

December 30, 2012

Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss.Vernon and Mary Roberts

Mark & Nancy Wessinger

December 30, 2012

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

The Staff of Caughman-Harman Funeral Home

December 30, 2012

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

Ray Davis

December 30, 2012

Larry and Renee...please know thst you and your family are in my thoughts snd prayers.