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Danny Grooms

June 27, 1959 — July 12, 2023

Danny Grooms

Danny Joe Grooms

June 27, 1959 - July 12, 2023

Resident of Stout (formerly of West Union)

FC Daehler Mortuary



Danny Joe Grooms, 64, current resident of Stout, formerly of West Union, passed away at his home on July 12, 2023. He went peacefully in his sleep after struggling with a recurrent illness.


Danny worked as a laborer for various businesses in the area. He enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, and his memories of playing softball as Critter to his many friends. Danny had no children of his own, but seamlessly stepped into the role of father and later grandfather to the children of his life companion Debbie Petrie.


He was preceded in death by his grandparents Eddie and Mary Grooms, who played a major role in his upbringing, mother Margaret Lute, brother Tommy Lute, and stepson Jonathan Petrie.


He is survived by his sisters Debbie Lute and Donna Glenn, nieces: Jessica Helton, Heather Lute, Alisha Glenn, Summer and Shawn Anon and Aidan. Debbie, stepdaughter Daleana and Kamiakin Richards, their daughters Kara and Noah O'Rourke: Hannah and Cole Phillips: great grandchildren Micah and Laikyn. His stepson Jason

Petrie and his children Braeden, Jaelynn, Jase, Joey and Jaedyn.

Danny was a good and patient man who had a big heart.

He was always willing to help a person as best he could. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends who know he is at peace now.


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