Billy “Wild Bill” Grooms, Sr., 61, of Summerville, SC, widower of Connie Malin Grooms, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017.

Graveside Funeral Services will be held at Faith Baptist Church Cemetery, Tuesday afternoon, May 23, 2017 at 1 o’clock. Visitation will be held at Parks Funeral Home Monday evening from 6 – 8 o’clock. Flowers will be accepted.

Billy was born April 22, 1956 in Charleston, SC, a son of Rodenburg Grooms and Mable Gregg Grooms. He was a painter. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking, racing and shooting pool.

Survivors include his 4 sons, Billy Grooms, Jr., Adam Grooms (Julie), Rusty Grooms, and James Bunch; 3 daughters, Ashley Tumbleston (Bobby), April Grooms, and Cheyenne Jenney; 3 brothers, Bubba Grooms, Red Grooms, and Ransome Grooms; 4 sisters, Patsy Bunch, Dolly Hicks, Bobbie Varnadoe, and Candy Scott Noble; 5 grandchildren, Abbygail Grooms, Adam Grooms, II, McKynleigh Tumbleston, Jayson Grooms, Whitney Davis; and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his wife and his parents.

Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, 130 W. 1st North Street, Summerville, SC 29483.