Georgie Dean Grimes

Published 9:46 am Thursday, July 20, 2023

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Mr. Georgie Dean Grimes, 76, of Acres Lane, Mocksville, passed away Monday, July 17, 2023, at SECU Hospice Care Center in Yadkinville.

He was born on May 19, 1947 in Wilkes County to the late Edward Marshall and Ruth Brown Grimes. George worked in the furniture industry for many years and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and tinkering with automobiles in his free time. He also enjoyed building bird houses and front porch sitting.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by: a brother, Bill Grimes; and a grandson, Raven Williams.

Survivors include: his wife of 53 years, Peggy Champ Grimes  of the home; his children, Randall Grimes (Shannon) and Melissa Grimes (Rodney), all of Advance; 5 grandchildren, Sabrina Grimes, Samantha Grimes, Peyton Grimes, Leah Grimes, and Alex Wilson; a great-grandchild, Avery Blackmon; and a sister-in-law, Crystal Champ.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 20 in Rowan Memorial Park. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Eaton Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered for: Mountain Valley Hospice, 243 N. Lee Ave., Yadkinville, NC 27055.

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