Mr. Patrick Lawrence Grogan (Pat) of Winston-Salem, NC passed away on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at the age of 93.
Pat was born to parents Posey and Nina Grogan. Pat was married to Margaret (Peggy) Burton Grogan on April 6, 1950.
Pat served in both World War II and Korea. On January 8, 1945 he departed San Diego on board the USS Norton Sound bound for Pearl Harbor. From there he sailed on to several other Pacific Islands. In September 1950, Pat was called up from the inactive reserves and made three trips to the Mediterranean.
Pat is survived by his wife of 69 years, Peggy Burton Grogan; five sons, Michael Warren Grogan of Johnson City, Tennessee, Keith Chappell (Margaret) Grogan of Winston-Salem, NC, Gary Lynn Grogan of Winston-Salem, NC, Larry Nelson Grogan of Johnson City, Tennessee, and Patrick William (Felicia) Grogan of Mooresville, NC; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
A celebration of Pat’s life will be held at Konnoak Hills Methodist Church on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Konnoak Hill Methodist Men at 430 Weisner Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27127.