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John C. Grogg


Published: August 24, 2017 12:00 AM

John C. Grogg, 67, of Canton, died Aug. 16, 2017, in his home.

He was born Jan. 21, 1950, in Great Lakes, Ill. to John and Kathleen (Dailey) Grogg. He retired from Timken Co. after 30 years. He served for four years as US Marine and 20 years in the Air Force National Guard. He served during Vietnam, Operation Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom. He was a big Cleveland Indians Fan. He loved to go to the games and watch them. He loved going to his cabin in Indiana to fish and go out on his boats. He loved his family and friends with all his heart and made sure they were taken care of. He especially loved his grandchildren.

He is survived by the love of his life, Francis Grogg-Calfy of New Rumley; three sons, David (Dawn) Grogg of Linden Washington, William Grogg of Magnolia and Jonathan (Rhonda) Grogg of Minerva; brothers, Phillip Grogg of Tempe, Ariz.,, and Doug Grogg; 11 grandchildren, Michael, Billie Jo, Brandon, Savanah, David Jr., Samantha, Tyler, Rochelle, and Andrea Grogg, Trista Howel and Misty Ady; five great-grandchildren Andriana, Gabriella, Makenzie, Jaylynn and Eli. He is preceded in death by a brother, David Grog,g and a grandson, Chipper Grogg.

Funeral Services were held Aug. 21, 11 a.m. in the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home with Chaplain Larry Karlen officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery with full military honors. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.

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