W. P. "Pat" Grimes
January 9, 1923 - July 23, 2014
SILVERTON - William Patrick Grimes was born in Santa Barbara, CA, to John and Mary (Stephens) Grimes, 1 of 11 children. Following high school he entered the Navy and proudly served his country for a time. He married the love of his life, Mary Kathryn Underwood, and together they raised their 6 children in the Nehalem and Santa Barbara, later moving to Silverton.
Pat worked maintenance for most of his life and managed retail outlet University Pipe and Supply for 15 years. He enjoyed bargain shopping, gardening, poetry and music, and loved God and his family above all else. He is preceded in death by his infant daughter, Jacqueline, wife of 67 years, Mary, and siblings: Jack, Chuck, Kenny, Katie and Connie.
Pat is survived by, children: Mike, Rod (Jessica), Jay (Robin), Tim (Anita), Jody (Rick) Russ, and Matt (Terry); 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; siblings: Maggie Wefer, Trisha Fish, Nancy Johnston, Tom and Frank.
Funeral Mass will be at 11AM, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at St. Paul's Catholic Church of Silverton. Burial will take place Wednesday where Pat will be laid to rest with his wife at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery of Tillamook. Arrangements by Unger Funeral Chapel, Silverton.
Unger Funeral Chapel, Silverton - Silverton
229 Mill Streeet Silverton, OR 97381
Published in StatesmanJournal on July 27, 2014