Roy Wilkerson Grimes, 84, of Fries, passed away at his home Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013.
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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 www.twincountyfunerals.com.
High Country Services Funeral & Cremations
600 Glendale Road
Galax, VA 24333-2210
Published in Galax Gazette from Nov. 11 to Nov. 12, 2013