David (Dave) Groat went to be with his Lord and Savior on May 20, 1014 at Sutter Memorial Hospital. He was 61 years old.
Dave was born March 22, 1953 in Oakland, California.
He is survived by his parents, Lee and Joan Groat; his brother, Michael; uncle, Raymond Groat and several cousins from California, Michigan and Alabama.
Dave served in the Air Force from 1971 to 1979 with tours in the Philippines, Japan and Iran. He worked for Valet Cleaners for over 30
Dave enjoyed meeting and talking with people and reading his many books, especially his westerns.
There will be a Celebration of Life planned at a later date.
The family requests any donations be made to Wounded Warriors, 4899 Belfort Rd. Ste 300 Jacksonville, Florida, 32256 or a charity of your choice.