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David W. Grimes

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David W. Grimes, 69, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, in Alamogordo. He was born on April 10, 1940, in Portales to Lafayette and Edna (Southern) Grimes.
Mr. Grimes retired as a sergeant major in the United States Army. During his service he was awarded the Vietnam Service Medal, a Bronze Star Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, a Good Conduct Medal and a Meritorious Service Medal.
Survivors include his wife, Ursula Grimes, of Alamogordo; daughters Carol Young and her husband, Terry, of Royce City, Texas, Karen Eisenberg of El Paso, Tammy Whited and her husband, Robert, of Valrico, Fla.; son David Grimes Jr. and his wife, Ruth, of Lompoc, Calif.; and nine grandchildren. David is also survived by his mother, Edna Grimes; brothers Donald Grimes and his wife, Carolyn, of Little Rock, Ark., Jackie Grimes and his wife, Trudy, of Portales, Robert Grimes and his wife, Debbie, of Portales; and a sister, Glenda, of Portales.
The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, at the Hamilton-O'Dell chapel with Jeff Glaze officiating.
The family will greet friends prior to the service at Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home.
Interment will follow at Monte Vista Cemetery in Alamogordo.
The Grimes family has entrusted their loved on to the care of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home to direct the funeral services. To sign the online register book, please visit
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Jan. 24 to Feb. 9, 2010
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