David W. Groome

Genito Presbyterian Church Cemetery

        David W. Groome, 46, of Powhatan, went to be with the Lord suddenly, on January 17, 2009. He was preceded in death by his father, "Sonny" Groome. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl A. Groome; daughter, Jessica Lynn Tate; grandson, Aiden Lee Tate, all of Powhatan; mother and stepfather, Dale and "Bud" Mitchell of Midlothian; brother and his wife, Ricky and Tracy Groome; nephew, Nathan, all of Richmond; two stepbrothers, two stepsisters and their spouses and three stepnieces and five stepnephews, all of Virginia.

        He will be greatly missed by uncles, aunts, cousins, great-uncles, great-aunts and friends.

        The family received friends Tuesday, January 20, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bennett & Barden Funeral Home, 3215 Anderson Hwy., (Rt. 60), Powhatan.

        Graveside services were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Genito Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

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