McNeil Grimes Jr.

October 22, 1926March 12, 2018

McNeil Grimes, Jr., 91, of Nacogdoches passed away Monday, March 12, 2018, at his residence. He was born October 22, 1926, in Nacogdoches to parents McNeil Grimes, Sr. and Lillie Mae (Sisco) Grimes.

A long-time resident of Nacogdoches, McNeil proudly worked for NIBCO for 50 years. He served in World War II in the United States Navy, earning the title of Master Machinist, Third Class when discharged. He taught High School Bible Class and served as Deacon for Stallings Drive Church of Christ. He later served as an Elder of the church from 1970 to 2017.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Grimes was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ossie (Bethune) Grimes, who passed away July 21, 1983.

He is survived by his sister, Elizabeth Biggers; sons, Terry Neil Grimes and wife Beverly and David Lee Grimes and wife Thuy; daughters, Kathy Ann Rogerson and husband Gary and Patricia Gayle Fisk and husband Bill; grandson, Jeremy Rogerson; granddaughters, Valerie Dickeson, Melissa Grimes, Barbara Grimes, Randi Gilbert and husband Jared, Allison Grimes, and Katarina Axtell and husband Kelton; grandsons, Kaleb Fontenot, Jonathan Fisk, Zachary Fisk and wife Lacey, and Nicholas Fisk; and 7 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel officiated by Randy Harshbarger and Jay Taylor. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Nacogdoches County.

Pallbearers will be Gary Rogerson, Jeremy Rogerson, Bill Fisk, Jonathan Fisk, Tommy Goad, Nicholas Fisk, Stephen Wallace, and Henry Touchette.

Friends and family are invited to a visitation from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at Cason Monk-Metcalf.

The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to Heart to Heart Hospice and The Visiting Angels for their kindness and the care given to McNeil.

Memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society or to The American Diabetes Association.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, Nacogdoches.


  • Elizabeth Biggers, Sister
  • Terry Neil Grimes and wife, Beverly, Son
  • David Lee Grimes and wife, Thuy, Son
  • Kathy Ann Rogerson and husband, Gary, Daughter
  • Patricia Gayle Fisk and husband, Bill, Daughter
  • Jeremy Rogerson, Grandson
  • Valerie Dickeson, Granddaughter
  • Melissa Grimes, Granddaughter
  • Barbara Grimes, Granddaughter
  • Randi Gilbert and husband, Jared, Granddaughter
  • Allison Grimes, Granddaughter
  • Katarina Axtell and husband, Kelton, Granddaughter
  • Kaleb Fontenot, Grandson
  • Jonathan Fisk, Grandson
  • Zachary Fisk and wife, Lacey, Grandson
  • Nicholas Fisk, Grandson
  • Barbara Ossie Grimes, Wife
  • McNeil Grimes Sr., Father
  • Lillie Mae Grimes, Mother
  • Mr. Grimes also leaves 7 great grandchildren to cherish his memory.

  • Gary Rogerson, Active
  • Jeremy Rogerson, Active
  • Bill Fisk, Active
  • Jonathan Fisk, Active
  • Tommy Goad, Active
  • Nicholas Fisk, Active
  • Stephen Wallace, Active
  • Henry Touchette, Active

  • The American Cancer Society
  • American Diabetes Association


  • Visitation Tuesday, March 13, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 14, 2018

McNeil Grimes Jr.

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Brian Hall

March 28, 2018

So sorry to hear about McNeil's passing. The last time I saw him was a Don Hamilton's service. Prayers for the family.

David Wiggins

March 14, 2018

So sorry for your loss. We will keep the family in our prayers.

Virginia Langford

March 13, 2018