Michael Wayne Grove, 41, of Gibson City, IL, formerly of Raymond and Litchfield, IL, passed away Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 9:30 A.M at his residence.
He was born on May 9, 1979 in Springfield, IL, a son of Harry Earl and Christine (Boehme) Grove-Surgis.
Mike graduated with the class of 1997 from Lincolnwood High School in Raymond, IL and attended Lincoln Land Community College where he took several drafting and surveying classes. Over the years he worked for different construction companies. Most recently he was working road construction where he assisted with the drafting and surveying.
He belonged to the Illinois Widows Sons Masonic Riders Association and the Free Masons. At a recent outside event, Michael conducted a Turtle Degree through the Masons. He enjoyed his motorcycle and was musically inclined being able to play the guitar and trumpet. He also maintained a DJ company called Tunes R US and played at weddings and several local events.
He is survived by his Mother, Chris (Wally) Surgis and sister, Melissa (Brent) Austin, All of Litchfield, IL.
He was preceded in death by his father and sister, Jennifer Jo Grove in infancy.
In memory of Mike, the family suggests memorial contributions be directed to the American Cancer Society.
Private family graveside services will be held at a later date.
Due Covid-19, CDC guidelines will be enforced. The family is requiring everyone to wear facial coverings and respect social distancing with a crowd no larger than 10.
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