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Jimmy Ray Grimes

February 7, 1947 ~ December 23, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Jimmy Grimes Obituary

Mr. Jimmy Ray Grimes, age 76 of Port St. Lucie, Florida, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2023 at a Fort Pierce, Florida hospital.

Mr. Grimes was born in Lafayette, Georgia on February 7, 1947, son of the late Russell Lamar Grimes and Virginia Veach Grimes.  He was retired from the Trucking Industry and was of the Baptist Faith.  Mr. Grimes was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during the Vietnam War.  He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and was a certified sharpshooter using the M14.  He was a member of the VFW in Hobe Sound, Florida and thoroughly enjoyed singing Karoke there as well as the Kane Center in Marion County.  He was full of great spirits and enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Grimes was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Grimes.

Mr. Grimes is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Brittany Grimes; daughter and son-in-law, Vanessa and Shaun Blocker; sisters and brothers-in-law, Judy Smith, Carolyn and Ronald Hill; and Sue and James Wesson; brother, Tommy Grimes; grandchildren, Brayden Evan Blocker, Paisley Grace Blocker, Bristol Rae Grimes, Willow Reece Grimes and Ridge Alan Grimes; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Graveside and Interment Services for Mr. Grimes will be held Friday, January 5, 2024 at 1:00 P.M. in the West Hill Cemetery with Mr. Rusty Hill officiating and the United States Army in charge of Military Honors. 

Pallbearers will be Jason Grimes, Shaun Blocker, Brayden Blocker, Rusty Hill, Tommy Grimes and Lee Smith.

Mr. Grimes will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Friday from 11:30 A.M. until 12:30 P.M.

The family respectfully asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Kane Center, 900 SE Salerno Road, Stuart, FL 34997 or to the VFW of Hobe Sound,  6101 SE Dixie Hwy, Stuart, FL 34997.

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January 5, 2024

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Coffman Funeral Home - Petitt Chapel
12855 Highway 27
Summerville, GA 30747-5897

Graveside Service
January 5, 2024

1:00 PM
West Hill Cemetery


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