Richard Kent Grimes

October 12, 1935 ~ January 2, 2019 (age 83)


Name: Richard Kent "Dick"  Grimes 
Age: 83
Address: Mount Olive, IL  formerly of Litchfield, IL.
Died: Wednesday, January 2, 2019, 11:50 pm  Place: Heritage Health of Gillespie, Gillespie, IL
Born: October 12, 1935  Place: Litchfield, IL
Father:  the late:  Stephen P. Grimes
Mother:  the late:  Mertle Wilhite Grimes
Spouse: Harriet Rohmain Goodman Steinbach  
      Date of Marriage: April 4, 1982
      Place of Marriage:  1st United Methodist Church, Mt. Olive, Il.

Schooling:   attended Litichfield Public Grade School and graduated from Litchfield High School with the Class of 1953,
Church:  A member of Litchfield Methodist Church.
Occupation: St. Louis, Missouri for the Veiled Prophet Parade //  Mt. Olive Water Works  //  Mt. Olive Senior Housing and at one time Owned Frames Greenhouse, Litchfield, IL.
Organizations: White City Motorcycle Club  //  Litchfield Masonic Lodge
Interests: Loved working with flower arrangements // Enjoyed cooking for the White City Motorcycle Club.  
Survivors: Brother:  George (Vivian) Grimes of Olney Springs, IL //   Sister:  Grace Stockstill of Litchfield, IL; 
Preceded in Death:  Parents:  Stephen P. & Mertle Wilhite Grimes //  Stepson:  Michael Steinbach. //  Brother:  Gerald Grimes

Visitation: Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 10:00 am until the time of service at  11:00 am  
Funeral Service: Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 11:00 am  1st United Methodist Church, Mt. Olive, IL
Burial: Mt. Olive City Cemetery.
Clergy: Reverend Tommy Brewer
Lunch:  for family and friends will be held at the Methodist Fellowship hall served by the Methodist ladies.
Memorials:  1st  United Methodist Church // Mt. Olive Cemetery
Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive is in charge of arrangements.

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January 8, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church of Mt. Olive
101 East 2nd North Street
Mt. Olive, IL 62069

Funeral Service
January 8, 2019

11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church of Mt. Olive
101 East 2nd North Street
Mt. Olive, IL 62069

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