GRIMES, Donald E., 85, of Uniontown, OH, closed his Bible for the last time August 1, 2012, at Cumberland Pointe Nursing Home.
He was born April 30, 1927, at Uniontown, a son of the late Floran and Gertrude Milhorn Grimes.
He was a former supervisor for East Ohio Gas and a WWII Army veteran.
Don was a member and former Elder of East Richland Friends Church, and spoke a many of the local churches during his life. He was also a member Flushing American Legion Post # 366.
In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his siblings, Edward, Robert and Theodore Grimes and Gertrude "Louise" Johnson.
Surviving is his wife of 63 years, Nancy J. Murphy Grimes; his son, James D. Grimes; his daughter, Patricia E. (Kenny) Smith of Flushing, OH; his grandchildren, Jay Grimes, Michael and Shane Smith, and Amy McNamara; and his great-grandchildren, Kaylee, Joclyn and Derek Smith, Zac Grimes, Trevor Pritts and Brady and Kelesy McNamara; and two special cousins, Barney Grimes and Nancy Hendricks.
Friends will be received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory, 204 W. Main St., St.Clairsville, OH where Don's funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Wayne Ickes officiating.
Burial with military honors by American Legion Post 366 will follow in Rock Hill Cemetery Flushing.
Don's family would like to thank Cumberland Pointe and their employees for their wonderful care through Don's 12 year fight with Parkinson's disease.
Memorial contributions may be made to East Richland Friends Church.
Offer condolences online at www.altmeyer.com.