Roy Wilkerson Grimes (1929 - 2013)

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Roy Wilkerson Grimes, 84, of Fries, passed away at his home Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013.
He was born Aug. 22, 1929, to the late Leota and Giles Grimes in Pulaski.
In addition to his parents, he also preceded in death by a brother.
Roy was an avid fisherman. He also proudly served his country in the United States Navy.
Survivors include wife of 63 years, Edith Grimes of the home; daughter, Patty Stanley and husband, Everett of Fries; son, Donald Stephen of Dublin; four grandchildren, Ashley and Scott Grimes and Matthew and Jacob Stanley; and four great-grandchildren, Dakota, Harley, Ryan and Gabe.
A graveside service was held Sunday, Nov.10, 2013, at Fries Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery beginning at 4 p.m. The Rev. D.G. Fox officiated. Military rites were conducted by Grayson VFW Post #7726.
Twin County Funerals is serving the Grimes family.
Online condolences can be made at
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High Country Services Funeral & Cremations
600 Glendale Road
Galax, VA 24333-2210
(276) 236-9009
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Published in Galax Gazette from Nov. 11 to Nov. 12, 2013
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