Obituary of Bernard E. Grossman
In Memory of
Bernard “Bernie” Grossman
June 25, 1945 – March 30, 2023
Bernie Grossman, 77 of Lexington, SC passed away Thursday, March 30th peacefully at his home. Born in Rochester, New York, he worked over 35 years as an aerospace executive for Lockheed, Burbank, California, Fairchild Republic, Maryland and Long Island, and United Technology (United Space Booster), Cape Canaveral, and Florida. His last position was with GE Middle River Aerospace running the trust reversal division where he retired in 2005. He served in Viet-Nam with the US Army’s 327th Infantry Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. He was awarded both the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star Metal for Valor.
He is survived by his loving wife of over 42 years, Rosalind Grossman, who he met and served with in the United Army Reserves at a Non-Commissioned Officer Academy as Instructors. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed traveling. Survivors also include his daughter, Jean Grossman; son, Michael Taylor; five grandchildren and one great-grandson all of California; sister, Leah Ganoe, and brother, Samuel Grossman, both of New York; as well as numerous nieces, and nephews from their blended family.
There will be a celebration of life service 12 PM, Saturday, April 15th at Christian Life Church, 2700 Bush River Drive, Columbia, SC 29210. The family will hold visitation prior to the service from 11-11:45 AM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donation to Harvest Hope Food Bank, P.O. Box 451, Columbia, SC 29209 in Bernie Grossman’s name.
For those unable to attend, the service will be streamed live via the following link. https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/6288173681