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Richard Ray Grimes

10 January, 195116 March, 2020

Richard Ray Grimes, 69, of Blossom, passed away Monday, March 16, 2020, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Cremation was under the care and direction of Bright-Holland Funeral Home. Services are not scheduled at this time. Richard, the son of Charlie & Ruth Rhodes Grimes, was born January 10, 1951, in Paris, Texas. He graduated from Paris High School. His career with Kimberly-Clark spanned 28 years before his retirement. Richard was an avid artist. His parents preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife, Connie, two sisters, Pam Tribble & husband Ron and Sharon Bell & husband Bruce, nephews; Michael Tribble, Kyle Tribble, and Josh Tribble, a special aunt, Bettie Rhodes, and special nieces; Delesha Jeffery, Dawnetta Ryan and Tater Bethea along with a host of friends.

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Edwin Jones

16 March 2021

One of my long time riding buddy years ago. We had lots of fun together. We affectionately referred to him as "Scabs". Seems he had trouble falling over at times. Gonna miss him. RIP.

Derald Bulls

18 March 2020

My deepest sympathy to the Grimes Family. I grew up a block south of Richard, Pam, and Sharon. During our childhood, Richard always seemed larger than life. As we grew up, I watched him play high school football and I marveled at his size and talent. Over our lifetimes, we interacted from time to time and always in his calm demeanor. I recall seeing several of his paintings and what a gift he had.
May God continue to hold each of you close and cherish memories of a life well lived.