80, of Phoenix, AZ passed away peacefully at home on June 16, 2015. He is survived by his wife Norma (Morris-Ward) of 52 years, son Alan (Patricia) Johnson, daughter Debra Amey, 5 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, brothers Glenn Ward of Rio Grande, OH and Tom Hayes of Avon Lakes, OH. He is preceded in death by his daughter Lisa Brinson. Grover served his country as a US Marine for 31 years and retired as a Master Gunnery Sergeant. He will be greatly missed by his loving family, many friends and his two beloved Greyhounds. Arrangements entrusted to Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home.