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 William Bertie “Levi” Grover, Jr

William Bertie “Levi” Grover, Jr

Death 19 May 2010 (aged 91)
Burial Sumter, Sumter County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 100123176 · View Source
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ROCKWELL, N.C. - William "Levi" Bertie Grover Jr., 91, of Faith, N.C., passed away on Wednesday, May 19, 2010, at his residence.

Levi was born Feb. 16, 1919, in Sumter, a son of the late William Bertie Sr. and Annie Cambell Grover. Levi was educated in the Sumter schools. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was of the Baptist faith. Levi had worked for Sumter Mills and Shaw Manufacturing. He was also an inventor, who loved to work with his hands, and he invented a light for inspecting polyester cloth and had two patents.

In addition to his parents, Levi was preceded in death by his brothers, Lewis and Marion Grover.

Survivors: his wife, Mary Emma McGee Grover, who he married on Nov. 13, 1938; son, "Bill" W.B. Grover III and wife, Marylyn, of Columbia; daughter, Joan Grover Bowen of Faith; sister, Cindy Clabourn of Shawnee, Okla.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today at Bethel Baptist Church, Rockwell, conducted by the Rev. John Houghton, pastor.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Evergreen Memorial Park, Sumter.

Powles Funeral Home of Rockwell is assisting the Grover family.

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