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William Benjamin 'Bill' Grimes

April 21, 1926 August 26, 2011
William Benjamin 'Bill' Grimes
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Obituary for William Benjamin 'Bill' Grimes

William Benjamin "Bill" Grimes, 85, of Roper died Friday, August 26, 2011, at Roanoke Landing Nursing Center in Plymouth.
Born April 21, 1926 in Edgecombe County he was the son of the late Sylvester Grimes and Ruth Keel Grimes and was preceded in death by his sisters, Ruby G. Booth, Ruth Mann, Margaret Robbins, Hazel Cofield; brothers, George S. Grimes Ernest Grimes and Walter A. Grimes. Bill was a retired farmer, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and member of Zion's Chapel Church of Christ.
His family includes his sister, Alice Grimes of Plymouth, N.C. and seven nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 11:00 am at Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth with Mark Wilmoth officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Maitland Funeral Home. Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.


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