Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on December 4,
Grove, 82, passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2011. Born in Williamsport,
Pennsylvania on June 30, 1929, Edward played professional baseball with
the Brooklyn Dodgers Organization from 1948-1951.
He moved to DeLand, Florida in 1960 where he resided for 51 years. He
was a barber at the Florida Military School in DeLand. He was a longtime
supporter of Stetson Athletic Programs.
Edward was preceded in death in 1985 by his wife Della. He is survived
by is children, Jesse (Donna) of Lake Mary, James (Elizabeth) of Williamson,
Georgia, Jamie Swann (Martin) of DeLand; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
There will be a graveside service at Oakdale Cemetery in DeLand on Saturday,
December 10th at 11:00 A.M.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Halifax Health –Hospice
of Volusia/Flagler and the American Cancer Society.