Loren Dale Groomer, 72, of Newberry, passed away at 9:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital.
He was born May 16, 1937 in Greene County, Indiana, the son of Elmer and Marjorie (Blaker) Groomer.
Survivors include his wife Betty (Hord) Groomer, 4 daughters, Reta Groomer, Stormy (Dave) Wikle, Lesley (Andy) Ingram and Brook (Billy) Mullis. Grandchildren are Cheyenne and Shayla Wikle, Brittany and Bodey Mullis, and Justin, Jaden and Jordan Ingram. One sister Wanda Deckard.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a baby brother Donald Groomer, and brother Junior Groomer.
He worked for Wilson Building Supply and retired from IMIin 1999.
Private family viewing will be from 4pm to 6 pm on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009 at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield. Burial will be at a later date in Antioch Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes all donations be made to the Antioch Christian Church in care of Jenkins Funeral Home 421 South Seminary Street Bloomfield, Indiana 47424.
Online condolences are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com