2013-02-20 / Obituaries


Robert Allen Grimes, 58, of Thomasville died Feb. 13, 2013 at Prattville Baptist Hospital.

He was born Aug. 7, 1954 in Elberton, GA. He was a millwright superintendent with Burkes Mechanical.

Survivors include his wife, Gwen S. Grimes, Thomasville; one son, Jacob Allen Grimes, Valley Grande, AL; one daughter, Chelsea Elizabeth Grimes, Thomasville; mother, Nora Mae Grimes, Elberton, GA; two brothers, Rex Grimes, Roger Grimes, Elberton, GA.

He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Allen Grimes.

The service was Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Ty Parten officiating. Burial was in the Choctaw Corner Cemetery in Thomasville.

Active pallbearers were Ricky Lane, Randall Sims, Kevin Sims, Earl Parrish, Michael Loftin, Steven Tate, Norman Mathers and Brian NeCaise.

Honorary pallbearers were the employees of Burkes Mechancial Company and Steven Thomas.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed. (5-1tp)

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