Fraser Funeral Home
8168 Normandy Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32221-6649
(904) 781-4314
More Obituaries for Frederick Grimstead
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

Frederick Daniel (Fred) Grimstead Jr.

1929 - 2014 Obituary Condolences Gallery
Frederick Daniel (Fred) Grimstead Jr. Obituary
GRIMSTEAD Frederick (Fred) Daniel Grimstead Jr., 85, of Jacksonville, Florida, died at home on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Born February 26, 1929 in Wilmington, NC, was the son of Frederick Daniel Grimstead Sr. and Evelyn Sheppard Grimstead Lawson. He was President of Rainbow Riders Saddle Club for 20 years and retired from the Navy as an E6 First Class Petty Officer, where he received multiple awards for conduct and service. He was a member of 103rd Street Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and Thaddeus Grimstead and one sister Ollie May Grimstead Baker. Survivors include wife Irene McDowell Grimstead, daughter Ann Horne, son Fredrick Daniel (Danny) Grimstead III, and daughter and son-in-law Sandie (Sissy) & Robert Browning. Four grandchildren, Kesha Cocco, Kim & Ryan Pless, Travis & Crystal Horne and Jessica & Jason Wright. Seven great grandchildren Kalei & Emalei Cocco, Jagger & Ryder Pless, Raven Wright, Jacob Grimstead Wright and Ean Horne. Viewing will be held on Sunday, March 30, 2014 from 4:00pm-6:00pm at Fraser Funeral Home 8168 Normandy Blvd. Jacksonville, FL. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 31, 2014 at 11:00AM at Cedar Creek Baptist Church on Lane Ave. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. David Hill. Burial will be a 21 gun salute in honor of the years he spent in the Navy representing our country. Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com
Published in the Florida Times-Union on Mar. 29, 2014
Read More
Share memories or express condolences below.
 Add Photos
View All Photos
 Add Videos
white lillies of peace
Send sympathy flowers to share a message of comfort.
Send Flowers