Mark attended Hollister High School, Hollister, Missouri. He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and being on the lake. Mark would give anyone the shirt of his back and he will be missed by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Richard “Wildman” Groves.
Mark is survived by two daughters, Regina O’Brien and husband Patrick of Omaha, Arkansas, Megan Goldsmith and husband James of Berryville, Arkansas; a son, Darrin Groves of Ridgedale, Missouri; four grandchildren, Haley and Devin O’Brien, Violet and Luke Goldsmith; three sisters, Lona Yandel, Linda Woods and husband Warren, and Ginny Sanders and husband Richard, all of Omaha, Arkansas; a brother, Dale Groves of Republic, Missouri; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Burial will be 9:30 am, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Blue Eye Cemetery followed by a celebration of life at Enon, Arkansas.