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Family-Placed Death Notice
MIMES, Roy Mr. Roy Mimes was born on December 22, 1927 to the late Joseph and Eva Mimes. He passed on September 24, 2013 in Houston, TX where he resided with his daughter. Roy graduated from Butler High School and attended Fort Valley State College. He also received certificates in barbering and tailoring from schools in Atlanta, GA. For many years he was a well-known barber at Johnson's Barber Shop on Hunter St. in Atlanta. He later opened his own shop on Bankhead Hwy. Roy also worked as a drywall contractor. While serving in the Korean War, Roy earned three bronze stars. He leaves to mourn his passing, four children, eight grandchildren, five step-children, two sisters, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Nov. 1, 2013