Donald Roy Grimes, 78, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017. Visitation will be held 12-8 p.m., Thursday, December 21, 2017 at the funeral home with family present 6-7 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 22, 2017 at Shaffer Funeral Home’s Sherwood Way Chapel with interment to follow in Paint Rock Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home/Sherwood Way.
Don was born to T.J. and Alice (Pace) Grimes on September 10, 1939 in San Angelo, Texas. Don married Fay Grimes on November 27, 1970 in San Angelo. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp. He proudly worked in the oil and gas industry for over thirty years. He was employed and retired from the San Angelo State Supported Living Center. He was a loving father, husband and Grandad. He was an avid fisherman.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Fay Grimes and his parents.
Don is survived by his children and their spouses, Rebecca Connaly and husband Curtis, Bobby Gray and wife Terry, Donny Gray and wife Janice; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.