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2013-02-21 / Obituaries


Robert Allen Grimes, 58, of Thomasville died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at Prattville Baptist Hospital. He was born Aug. 7, 1954 in Elberton, Ga. and was a millwright superintendent with Burkes Mechanical.

He is survived by his wife, Gwen S. Grimes of Thomasville; son, Jacob Allen Grimes of Valley Grande; daughter, Chelsea Elizabeth Grimes of Thomasville; mother, Nora Mae Grimes of Elberton and two brothers, Rex Grimes and Roger Grimes, both of Elberton.

He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Allen Grimes.

Funeral services were Saturday, Feb. 16 at O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Ty Parten officiating. Interment followed at Choctaw Corner Cemetery in Thomasville with O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home directing.

Active pallbearers were Ricky lane, Randall Sims, Kevin Sims, Earl Parrish, Michael Loftin, Steven Tate, Norman Mathers and Brian NeCaise. Honorary pallbearers were employees of Burkes Mechanical Company and Steven Thomas.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

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