Mr. Robert (RJ) Wayne Grooms Jr. passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 27, 2021, at MUSC in Charleston, SC, after an extended illness. He was 32 years old.
RJ was born in Bennettsville, SC on September 13, 1988 to Robert “Coon” Grooms and Becky Barfield of McColl, SC. RJ enjoyed making music, watching cooking shows on TV, especially Bobby Flay, and cutting grass at his home and his parent’s home. He was an avid Clemson and Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan.
RJ leaves behind to cherish his loving memory; parents listed above; wife, Linsey Perkins Grooms of McColl; sister, Angela Dianne Grooms of Hamlet, NC; brother, Kevin Barfield (Sharon) of McColl, SC; his canine companions; Remy and Clyde; father-in-law, Ken Perkins of Laurinburg, NC; nieces, Sierra Wall and Destiny Barfield; nephews, Devin and Drew Barfield, Calvin Platt, and Keegan Sessoms; great niece and nephew; Kyleigh and Connor Green.
He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Julie Allen Mumford and his longtime canine companion, Milo.
A funeral service will be held 2pm Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Rogers Funeral Home, officiated by Rev. Donald Deal and Rev. Jerry Springs, with burial at Rogers Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 1-2pm at the funeral home just prior to the service.
Memorials are suggested to Marlboro Humane Society, 229 AG Street, Bennettsville, SC 29512.
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