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Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 8, 2019 at the Early Morning Church of God In Christ for Elder Ronald Groome, 69, of Youngstown, who departed this life on Saturday, June 29, 2019.
Elder Groom was born November 13, 1949 in Youngstown, a son of Haywood and Irene Henderson Groom. He was a 1967 graduate of East High School and attended the New Castle School of Trades. He was affiliated with the Early Morning C.O.G.I.C. where he served as associate minister. He was also a former member of the Triedstone Missionary Baptist Church, its ministerial staff, Sunday School an Bible Study Teacher and the Interdenominational Brotherhood of Christian Men. He was a U. S. Navy veteran. He had been employed as a security guard at Beeghly Health Center for several years.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, the former Martha Johnson of; two daughter Kym (Doug) Jones and Veronica Groom; a son, Anthony (Andraea) Mims; his brother, Anthony Groome; a stepsister, Deborah Smith; a daughter-in-law, Jazerie Groome; 11 grandchildren; and a host of loving family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a son, Myke Groome.
Arrangements entrusted to the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.