Kevin Bruce Grimes

Friday, May 14, 2021

Kevin Bruce Grimes, 61, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021.

Born Sept. 19, 1959 in Greencastle, he was the son of William O. and Mary M. (Pettit) Grimes.

He was a 1978 graduate of Greencastle High School.

Bruce had retired from Progressive Printing, where he had worked as a pressman. After retiring he owned and operated Grimes Tobacco Shop.

He was a member of the Greencastle Elks Lodge 1077 and a Past Exalted Ruler.

Bruce is survived by his spouse of 34 years, Jana L. (Howard) Grimes; son Jerry Grimes; his mother, Mary M. Grimes; sister Lissa (Bill) Cady; uncle Michael (Sylvia) Dunkin; brother-in-law James Markus; nieces Emily Glenn and Angie Markus; nephews Eric Starr and Andrew Markus; cousins (who were more like sisters) Jennifer Jackson, Linda Pingleton and Laura Hawthorne; and longtime friends (who were more like brothers) Brian Harlan, Shane Huber and Michael Coons.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 19 at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until time of service on Wednesday at the funeral home. The family respectfully asks that CDC guidelines be followed.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Bruce to the Humane Society of Putnam County, P.O. Box 444, Greencastle, IN 46135, or to the charity of the donorís choice.