Jewell Wayne Grimes

Monday, April 15, 2019

Jewell Wayne Grimes, 62, Greencastle, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family and friends.

Wayne was born in Greencastle on May 7, 1956, the son of Frank W. and Wanda M. (Chadd) Grimes.

He attended Greencastle High School.

Mr. Grimes worked as a mechanic at the State Highway Department for more than 20 years. He loved to hunt and fish.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Carol Grimes; three daughters, Christy Morris (husband Josh), Rachel Cope (husband Jimmy) and Amanda Grimes, (fiancÚ Ryan); five grandchildren, Alexia, Joshua Wayne, Alyssa, McKenzie and Allie; a brother, Hank Grimes (companion Betty); a sister, Cindy Long (husband Rick); and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Charlie Grimes; a sister, Kathy York; and a nephew, Darrell Wayne Long.

Services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, April 18 at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Pastor Donnie Watson officiating. Burial will follow in Boone-Hutcheson Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home or one hour prior to time of services.

Memorial contributions may be directed to American Lung Association's National Office, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601.

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