SAMUEL PAUL GROOMS
July 14, 1939 ~ August 13, 2017
Samuel Grooms born July 14, 1939 in Baltimore, MD to Gertude and Samuel Grooms, passed away on August 13, 2017 in Vancouver, WA at age 78. Samuel spent the majority of his life serving our country as a Marine. Samuel enjoyed volunteering as he always said "I am living on borrowed time." He took that borrowed time and made the most of it by giving back to veterans and numerous charities. He is survived by his sister, daughter, granddaughter, and great grandson.
Memorial services will be held August 31, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. at the American Legion Smith-Reynolds Post 14, 4607 NE St. James Road, Vancouver, WA 98663. Donations may be made to the American Legion or the 40 ET.
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Published by The Columbian on Aug. 27, 2017.