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Leslie L. Groce, 86, Burkesville, KY (1934-2020)

Leslie L. Groce of Burkesville passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Cumberland Valley Manor. He was 86 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmCT on Thursday, August 13, 2020, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with burial to follow in Groce Cemetery.

The family requests visitation on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020 from 4pmCT until 9pmCT at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.

Leslie was born on May 30, 1934 in Cumberland County, KY to the late Charlie E. Groce and Hannah Mae Groce. He was a member of Red Banks United Methodist Church and former employee of Hendricks Creek Marina. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Survivors Include:
  • A Son, Leonard Groce and his wife Lynn of Glasgow, KY
  • 11 Grandchildren- Misty Sells, Christina Taylor, Brian Groce, Nikkita Tinsley, Bobby Groce, Haley Merlin-Groce, Jarrod Merlin-Groce, Joey Merlin-Groce, Tiffany Secula, Nicole Cyphers, Zane Cyphers
  • 16 Great Grandchildren
  • Ahost of other relatives and friends
Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Leslie L. Groce, 86, Burkesville, KY (1934-2020)

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