TAMPICO – Harold D. Grimes, 74, of Tampico, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. He was employed by Northwestern Steel and Wire Co. for 35 years, retiring in 2001.
Harold was born Nov. 10, 1938, in Tampico, the son of Roy and Opal (Scott) Grimes. He served in the Army from 1961 to 1963. He married Alice L. Lewis on May 22, 1966, in Buda.
He is survived by his wife of Tampico; one son, Glynn Grimes of Vancouver, Wash.; one daughter, Deborah Grimes TerBush of Tampico; two grandchildren; two sisters, Doris (John) Mckenzie of Aurora and Viva (Wayne) Dirks of Rock Falls; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Marvin, Kenneth, and Merle; and three sisters, Marie, Kathryn, and Bonnie.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Tampico Memorial Cemetery, with the Rev. Butch McNinch, pastor, officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded. Garland Funeral Home in Tampico is handling arrangements.
A memorial has been established.
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