Robert Edwin “Bob” Groff 82 of Richmond died November 1, 2020, at Reid Health after a long illness. He was born May 24, 1938, in Richmond to Edwin and Martha Harter Groff and lived here all his life. He retired as a Railroad Engineer working for the Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central Railroad, Conrail, and C&O Railroad. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen. He was a veteran of the National Guard. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Bob is survived by his wife of 62 years Patricia, three children Cheryl (Keith) Weatherholt of New Albany, Karen Coates of New Albany, and Larry (Tammy) Groff of Richmond, five grandchildren James (Lisa) Zwissler, Dr. Megan Landis M.D. (Daniel Block), Michelle (Derek) Huber, Dr. Tyler Angela) Groff Ph.D., and Katelyn Groff, nine grandchildren Connor, Allie, and Jake Zwissler, Will, Reagan, Quinn, and Grace Block, Vance Huber, and Lucas Groff, and one niece. He is preceded in death by his parents, his sister Nancy Adkins, two nephews, and his son-in-law Kip Coates.
Funeral services will be 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 3, 2020, at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home with Deacon Jim Miller officiating. Burial will be in St. Andrew’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to National Kidney Foundation 911 E 86th St #100, Indianapolis, IN 46240. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at stegallberheideorr.com.