MITCHELLWilliam J. Grimes, 62, Mitchell, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2007, of a massive heart attack with his family by his side.
He was a Navy veteran and served during the Vietnam War. His memberships include Newton Stewart Masonic Lodge No. 432 F&AM, American Legion Post No. 250, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
His parents, Roy and Ida (Apple) Grimes and a brother, LeRoy Grimes, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Pam Grimes; brother, Roy (Melva) Grimes; sisters, Martha (Keith) Walker and Janet (Rod) Guinn; and daughter, Jennifer Grimes; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 27, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home. Graveside service will be at 3:00 p.m. at Apples Chapel Cemetery with military honors accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday and from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.
The Newton Stewart Masonic Lodge No. 432 will conduct a memorial service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Casketbearers: Pat Phillips, Jake Phillips, Zach McAllister, Eric Walker, David Grimes, and Jimmy Grimes.