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Richard "R.G." Gray Grimes Sr.

January 22, 1943 — December 15, 2022

Richard “R.G.” Grimes Sr., age 79, passed away Thursday, December 15, 2022, at Gordon’s Hospice House in Iredell County. He was born to the late James Horton Grimes and Julia Baugess Grimes on January 22, 1943, in Wilkes County. R.G. enjoyed working on old cars, wood working, whittling, hunting, and fishing.

Including his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Carlotta Blevins Grimes, four sisters, and six brothers.

Those left to cherish the memories of R.G. include his daughter, Renee Grimes Mawyer (Anthony), sons, Richard Gray Grimes Jr. (Julie), Chad Allan Grimes, four grandchildren, Emily Mawyer, Jonathan Grimes, Olivia Grimes, Zane Mawyer, and a number of nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held Saturday, January 28, 2023, at Alexander Funeral Service from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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