Funeral services for Eric Donald Groce, infant son of Adam and Sarah Groce, will be held Saturday, August 4, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Kilgore with Reverend Dr. Pete Freeman and Father Finbar Thibodeaux officiating. Burial will follow at Crim’s Chapel Cemetery. Eric was born on July 11, 2018 in Longview and passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 in Longview.

Eric is survived by his parents, Adam and Sarah Groce of Kilgore; siblings, Adam, Clare, Riley, Alice, Macrina, and Genevieve; grandparents, Donnie and Stephanie Bozant of Kilgore, Eric and Robin Groce of Blowing Rock, N.C., and Paul and Connie Smith of Terrell; great-grandparents, Pete and Gloria Freeman, Marge Groce and Ruby Smith;  aunts, Kimberly Webb of Caddo Mills and Chandler Ann Groce of Blowing Rock, N.C.; and uncle, Garrett Smith of Frisco. He is also survived by many cousins and other loving family. 

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