Harold D. Grimes, age 74, of Tampicio, Illinois died Sunday, August 18th 2013 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling, Illinois.
Harold was born on November 10th, 1938 in Tampico, IL, the son of Roy and Opal (Scott) Grimes. He was united in marriage to Alice L. Lewis on May 22, 1966 in Buda, Illinois. He was employed at Northwestern Steel and Wire for 35 years, retiring 12 years ago in 2001. He served in the United States Army from 1961-1963. He was a member of the Tampico American Legion for many years.
He is survived by his wife Alice of Tampico, IL. one son Gylnn Grimes of Vancouver, WA; one daughter Deborah Grimes Terbush of Tampico, IL; two grandchildren Hannah TerBush of Tampico, IL and Jacob Miller of Tampico, IL; two sisters Doris (John) Mckenzie of Aurora, IL and Viva (Wayne) Dirks of Rock Falls, IL, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; three brothers Marvin, Kenneth and Merle and three sisters Marie, Kathryn, Bonnie.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, August 23rd at 11:00 A.M. at the Tampico Memorial Cemetery in Tampico, Illinois, with the Rev. Butch Mcninch, pastor officiating. Cremation rites were accorded. A memorial has been established in his memory. Garland Funeral Home in Tampico is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to www.garlandfuneralhome.com