James Earl Groshong, Jr.

September 4, 2021

James Earl Groshong, Jr. of Cantonment, FL passed away on Monday, August 30, 2021 after a courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma. James was born in Sun Valley, CA on November 01, 1973. James proudly served his country for 16 years with the United States Air Force. His biggest passions in life were music, movies, video games, and his loving family.

He is preceded in death by his Great-Grandmother, Clara Perry; and brothers Derrick and Todd Neal.

He is survived by his wife, Sarah Groshong; son, Alexander Groshong; daughter, Emily Groshong; parents, Donald and Patricia Neal; grandparents, Larry and Juanita Barker; brother, Jason (Tracy) Neal; fur babies Buddy and Daisy Groshong; and numerous other family members and friends.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 07, 2021 from 9:30 AM until services begin at 10:30 AM at Faith Chapel North in Cantonment, FL. Burial will follow in Barrancas National Cemetery. Those wishing to attend should arrive at Faith Chapel North by 11:30 AM for the procession.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Rami Owera, Nikki Kelley, APRN, the staff at Woodlands Medical Specialists, and everyone on 6 South at West Florida Hospital.

Pallbearers will be Alexander Groshong, Bill Petersen, Keith Dodd, Donald Neal, Taylor Nichols, and Jason Neal.

Honorary pallbearers will be J.T. Dodd, Shirley Bridges, Meghan Hohman, Matthew Steinbeck, and Johnny Taylor.

For safety purposes, the family asks that you wear a mask and socially distance.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. Donations can be made in memory of James at themmrf.org or by calling (203) 229-0464.


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