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In Memory of

Fred Grimes

September 11, 1923 - March 28, 2015

Obituary


Fred Grimes, 91, of South Houston, Texas, passed peacefully on March 28, 2015. Fred was born September 11, 1923 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. He was married to Mary Elena Thornton-Grimes on October 13, 1945. He worked as an equipment manager for Brown & Root and retired in 1987. Fred was preceded in death by his loving wife of 60 years, and survived by their four sons; Ron and wife Cindy, Wayne and his wife Sue, Greg and wife Kathy, Randy and his wife Diane, and his eleven grandchildren: David, Melissa and her fiancé Patrick, Amanda...

Fred Grimes, 91, of South Houston, Texas, passed peacefully on March 28, 2015. Fred was born September 11, 1923 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. He was married to Mary Elena Thornton-Grimes on October 13, 1945. He worked as an equipment manager for Brown & Root and retired in 1987. Fred was preceded in death by his loving wife of 60 years, and survived by their four sons; Ron and wife Cindy, Wayne and his wife Sue, Greg and wife Kathy, Randy and his wife Diane, and his eleven grandchildren: David, Melissa and her fiancé Patrick, Amanda and her husband Chad, Eric, Ashley, Jonathan, Connor, Austin, Logan, Heidi, and Jason; great grandchildren Zane and Zabrina. A visitation will be held Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Forest Park East Funeral Home. The celebration of Fred's life will be held Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. with interment to follow in Forest Park East Cemetery.