Friday, January 7, 2011
RIP Herman Groves
September 21, 1927 - December 5, 2010
Born in Baltimore, Maryland. Passed away peacefully with his family at his side in Laguna Woods, California.
Herman was a Navy veteran, and a writer and producer for film and television, and wrote scripts for favorite shows such as "Bewitched," "Fantasy Island," and "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color." He is survived by his sons Brian and Kevin, and daughters Allison, Kimberly, Kathleen, and Stephanie, 16 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.
A memorial celebration will be held on December 13th at 11 a.m. at Harbor Lawn-Mt. Olive Memorial Park, 1625 Gisler Street, Costa Mesa, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Imagine Foundation, P.O. Box 9577, Newport Beach, California, 92658.
GROVES, Herman (Herman John Groves)
Born: 9/21/1927, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
Died: 12/5/2010, Laguna Woods, California, U.S.A.
Herman Groves westerns - screenwriter, assistant producer:
The Restless Gun (TV) - 1959
Bonanza (TV) - 1959, 1960
Hotel de Paree (TV) - 1960
Tate (TV) - 1960
The Rifleman (TV) - 1961, 1962
Have Gun - Will Travel (TV) - 1962
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (TV) - 1963
Temple Houston (TV) - 1963, 1964
The Virginian (TV) - 1964
Rawhide (TV) - 1965
Daniel Boone (TV) - 1965, 1967
The Iron Horse (TV) - 1967
Gunsmoke (TV) - 1969, 1975
Ride a Northbound Horse - 1969
Flap - 1970 [assistant producer]
Return of the Big Cat (TV) - 1974