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Obituary for Grover Junior Townsend
Grover Junior Townsend, age 84, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Friday, July 27, 2018, at Summit Acres Nursing Home in Caldwell. He was born August 27, 1933, in Hackney, son of the late Grover and Bertha Morris Townsend. He was a 1952 graduate of Reinersville High School, and he worked as a farm hand for many years. In his younger days, he loved working with teams of ponies.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
Surviving are his wife, Cheryl Ruth Petry Townsend, whom he married in 1973; one son, James R. (Peggy Sue) Townsend of Pleasant City; three grandchildren, Jalisa Hickman, Sam Townsend, and Noah Townsend; one sister, Goldie Brothers of McConnelsville; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
There will be no service at this time. McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, is caring for the family.