Thomas F. Grogg

May 21, 1942 ‒ October 18, 2016

Fredericktown, Ohio

Thomas F. Grogg, age 74, of Fredericktown died Tuesday morning, October 18, 2016 at the Country Club Rehabilitation Center in Mount Vernon.  He was born May 21, 1942 in Loudonville to the late Gale and Alice Grogg.

Tom owned and operated his custom built trucks for over 30 years and later in life he was a crane and dragline operator.  He enjoyed attending car shows with his 1955 Ford truck, fishing and watching Nascar.  Tom will be remembered for his sense of humor, being a workaholic, his strong will and his willingness to always lend a helping hand.

Tom is survived by his son, Dean (Laurey) Grogg of Fredericktown; granddaughter, Kristian Grogg of Fredericktown; brother, Dave Grogg of Chattanooga, TN; and sister, Theresa Cockrell of Fredericktown;  brother-in-law, Keith Welch of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra S. (Welch) Grogg on February 14, 2013; a son, Rodney T. Grogg on June 6, 2014; and brothers, Frank, Bill and Harold Grogg.

The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, 2016     at the Fredericktown United Methodist Church, 123 Columbus Rd., Fredericktown.  A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 28, 2016 in Forest Cemetery with Rev. Richard Hasley officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute at the Ohio State University, 473 West 12th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210

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The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Thomas F. Grogg.

  • Dean, Laurey and family,

    Sending prayers for your comfort and peace during this time of loss.
    Deanna and Dallas

  • Dean and Laurey and family
    I am so very sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. Praying for all of you during this difficult time.

  • God be with you both through this really heartbreaking time. And prayers for Keithy, Dave and Teetie too. Your dad was one of the best! He will never be forgotten. He was loved by all that knew him.

  • Laurey, Dean, Kristian & family,
    Sending Hugs & prayers during this time of sorrow.
    Jen Roberts & family

  • Tom will always have a special place in my heart. What great man!! Always a smile and making people laugh with his sense of humor. I will always cherish his memory! Dean, Laurey, and Kristian many hugs to you.. Carrie Davis

  • I would like to express condolences to Dean and Laurey and the Grogg family in this time of sorrow and loss for them. I only knew Tom a short time, but knew he was a giving person and friend to all that entered his life. As with any loved family member, he will be missed, bless you all in this time of sorrow.

  • We are thinking of you during this sorrowful time. Cherish the wonderful memories. We’re keeping you in our prayers.

  • Grogg family,

    We are very sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. Prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. God Bless!