WICKLIFFE -- Services for the Rev. Jesse Wilford Hargrove Sr., 97, of Wickliffe will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Wickliffe with the Rev. David Callison officiating. Burial will be in Wickliffe City Cemetery.
Mr. Hargrove died at 6:20 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Life Care Center of La Center.
He formerly worked as a die-cast operator in Michigan for a die-cast corporation, as a deckhand on the river and also at the TVA steam plant. He was a former pastor at Beech Grove Baptist Church. He also farmed and was a Navy veteran of World War II.
He is survived by three daughters, Carolyn Weaver of La Center, Melva Hart of Hickory and Brenda Lanham of Southgate; three sons, Johnny Hargrove and Joe Hargrove, both of Wickliffe, and Kenneth Hargrove of Hanson; 19 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Mildred Crews Hargrove; four sisters; one brother; and one grandchild. His parents were Lucian and Mandy Lawrence Hargrove.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2017.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to a charity of your choice.
You may light a candle or leave a message for the family at www.milnerandorr.com.