Mr. Walter George Groce, Jr, age 67 of Spring Hill, TN, died Thursday evening, March 31 at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, TN. Walter was born Puerto Rico while his family was stationed there. He was the son of Walter George Sr and Elizabeth Davison Groce of Ocala, FL. He was also a member of Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. Walter served his nation in the United States Navy and Naval Reserve. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife: Frances Janiec Groce of Spring Hill, TN; two step-sons: Kevin Kimberly Jones of Spring Hill, and Kendall Joy Jonees of Morgan Hill, CA; two brothers: Robert Groce of Westboro, MA and Phillip Groce of Endicott, NY; a sister: Karen Bond of Auburn, ME; and 5 grandchildren: Micah, Meagan, Hannah, Emily, and Olivia Jones. The family will conduct services at a time to be announced later. The Cremation Society of Tennessee is assisting the family with arrangements.