Payton Nicolas Grooms, 25, passed away Sunday, February 13, 2022.
Born August 2, 1996, in Florence, SC, he was the son of Jason Everett and Jenny Wiggins Grooms. Payton attended Northeastern Technical College and received his degree from RSI in Arizona. Payton was a former Lead Technician with Scorpion Specialists in AZ. He was a member of Piney Plain Church. His favorite scripture was Mark 10:27, Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God.” Payton enjoyed fishing, riding four wheelers, video games, playing guitar and piano, and especially enjoyed playing with his children. Payton never met a stranger; would always say I love you and would give you the shirt off his back.
Payton was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Daniel “Pa Frank” Wiggins; paternal grandfather, James “Pa James” Grooms; and aunt, Charlotte Grooms.
He is survived by his parents, Jason Everett and Jenny Wiggins Grooms of McColl; daughter, Breya Lee Grooms; son, Benjamin Cain Grooms; sisters, Ivy Alyssa Grooms and Lia Paisley Grooms both of McColl; maternal grandmother, Hazel Lee Wiggins of McColl; paternal grandmother, Geraldine Grooms of McColl; uncles and aunts, Danny and Pam Wiggins, of Wagram, John and Cayce Wiggins of Bennettsville, Jody and Sharon Grooms of Rock Hill, SC, Hawk and Raven Grooms of Bennettsville; his best friend, Joe Barfield; and numerous cousins and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, February 17, 2022, at Piney Plain Church, with burial to follow in Rogers Cemetery.
A visitation will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at the church.
Memorials may be made to Piney Plain Church, 2220 Adamsville Rd., McColl, SC 29570.
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