Kingsport Times News Thursday, December 18, 2014

Grimes 90th birthday

Published November 14th, 2013 3:40 pm

William “Bill” J. Grimes Jr. will celebrate his 90th birthday with a reception to be held in his honor from 2 to 4 p.m., Nov. 23, 2013 in the Family Life Center at Oak Grove Baptist Church, 311 Cypress St., Mount Carmel.

The event is being hosted by family.

Mr. Grimes was born Nov. 25, 1923 in Bristol, Tenn. He was married to Maude Taylor Grimes, now deceased, for 69 years.

He is the father of Bob (Kay) Grimes, Joyce Jones, and Ron (Margie) Grimes, all of Mount Carmel. He has eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was employed at Hecht’s Bakery for 32 years and was a member of Teamster Local 549.

He is a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, Mount Carmel., and FAM Clay Lodge 386, Church Hill.

The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.