August 22, 1938 - February 7, 2018
Harlem, GA – Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Dallas J. Grimes, U.S. Army, 79, husband of 61years of Joyce Wood Grimes, entered into rest on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at his home. Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday February 10, 2018, at Harlem Baptist Church with the Reverends Keith Wood and Eric Wood officiating. Interment will follow in the Clarke Cemetery, Lexington, Ga. with full Military Honors accorded. Mr. Grimes was born in Point Peter, Ga. to the late Mike and Beatrice Grimes and was a graduate of Augusta College. He retired from the US Army and was the recipient of numerous military awards. Mr. Grimes also retired from Civil Service of Fort Gordon and the C&S Bank. As a member of Harlem Baptist Church, he served on the Deacon Board and taught Sunday School. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Wood Grimes; his children, Angelynn Price (Rick), Michael Grimes (Debbie), Susan Boiter (David) and Laurie Dehil (Dennis); His siblings, Faye Kesler and Morris Grimes; Grandchildren, Amanda Asher (Mel King), Will Price, Joe Grimes, Ron Grimes, Paul Grimes (Rita), Jaclyn Watson (Evan), Matt Boiter, Mark Boiter (Carly Webber) and Zach Dehil (Amanda); Great grand-children, Lydia Watson, Kathleen Grimes and Olivia Dehil; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Flora Swann. Pallbearers will be members of the US Military Honor Guard. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandson, Zach Dehil, Matt Boiter, Paul Grimes, Mark Boiter, Evan Watson, Will Price, Joe Grimes and Ron Grimes. If so desired, memorials may be made to the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, 120 15th Street F1-1000, Augusta, GA 30912 or the Heart and Vascular Center, c/o University Health Care Foundation, 2100 Central Avenue, Suite D-1, Augusta, GA 30904. The family will receive friends on Friday evening from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Harlem, GA – Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Dallas J. Grimes, U.S. Army, 79, husband of 61years of Joyce Wood Grimes, entered into rest on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at his home. Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday February 10,... View Obituary & Service Information
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