George Grimes

George Grimes

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

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Obituary for George Grimes

George Thomas Grimes, age 69, of Clarksville, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at his residence.

A Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019 at Ryes Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Friday, April 5, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the chapel of McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home.

George entered into this life on February 22, 1950, in Clarksville, TN, to the late, Ray and Emma Lee Heath Grimes. He was a member of Gideons International, and the Southern Baptist Association. George also pastored many churches in Clarksville, and surrounding areas.

Survivors include his sons, Sean (Donna) Grimes, Shane (Melinda) Grimes; daughter, Shannon (Mark) Harvey; mother of his children, Faye Grimes; grandchildren, Chris Harvey, Whitney Grimes, Matthew Harvey, Timothy Avaritt, Katie Avaritt, Kimberlee Grimes, and Kage Grimes; great-grandchildren, Brooks Harvey, Bryson Harvey, Adrianna Harvey, Kaitlyn Avaritt, Kaleb Avaritt, Evan Cook, Devan Cook, Ryan Cook, Kourtney Cook, Barrett Brewer, and Aivree Brewer; aunt, Katie (George) Strickland; sister, Kay Baggett, one niece, and one nephew.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, April 5th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home
    1209 Madison St.
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    Friday, April 5th, 2019
    11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, April 5th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Rye's Chapel Cemetery
    1375 Ryeshapel Road
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    Friday, April 5th, 2019
  • Interment

    Rye's Chapel Cemetery
    1375 Ryeshapel Road
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Bobby & Vicki Smith and The Rice Family Susan, Nick, & Carly have sent flowers to the family of George Grimes.
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Christian Suzanne Burton Rodriguez

I'm so sorry for the loss of a great and wonderful man. I had the opportunity to work with him at a dealership with sean. Amazing, very kind and warm hearted man. Someone that I felt would give you the shirt off of his back if needed. Thank you Sean for having a wonderful dad and a man we all called friend.My heart goes out to your family.
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Wanda A Wynn

We are so very sorry for your loss. George was a good friend and will be greatly missed. Please accept our most sincere condolences. Randy and Wanda Wynn
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Bobby & Vicki Smith

Sean - We are so sorry for your loss!
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The Rice Family Susan, Nick, & Carly

With our deepest sympathy,
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Connie Marable

To the Family of George Grimes,
I am so sorry for your loss.
May God give you Love, Peace, and Comfort at this most difficult time.
Cherish the memories, Love, and laughter you sharef through the years. Take comfort in knowing he will remain in your Hearts always.
We are never ready to say goodbye to those we Love. The void they leave as they take their place in Heaven gives us peace to know they are at peace now. Sean, Shane, Shannon, and Faye , Whitney, and Matthew, My Love and Prayers are with each of you at this time. You all have been like Family to me forever. When your Hearts are broken mine is too. George Loved you all and I know you will deeply miss him. May God Comfort each of you as only he can do... I have to say one thing about your Dad and I mean tjis in a kind way. No one could out talk him. He never met a stranger. I can hear his laugh and see his smile. So, as you have to say goodbye to him now, you will see him again one day. God bless. My Prayers and ❤️ Love continue for all of you🙏🏻

Connie Marable ❤️🙏🏻
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