Donald V. Grimes Sr., 90, of Lincoln

LINCOLN — Donald V. Grimes Sr., 90, passed Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023, at his home in Lincoln. He was born on July 7, 1932, in Jefferson Valley, N.Y., son of Ray F. and Flora I. (Blackburn) Grimes.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Thelma (Masterson) Grimes; children Donald Jr. (Kay, spouse) Grimes, Robin (Chip, spouse) Epperson, Brett (Sheila, spouse) Grimes and Vaughn Grimes; six grandchildren, Rachael Grimes, Kathryn Grimes, Carl (CJ) Epperson, Shawn Epperson, Derek Epperson and Kara Marszalkowski; and six great-grandchildren.

Donald is predeceased by his parents Ray and Flora, brother Howard and sister-in-law Patricia, and brothers Ralph and Duane.

He was a member of Lincoln United Church and American Legion Post 19.

His favorite hobbies were gardening and woodworking.

A graveside service will be held at Maple Cemetery in Lincoln this spring. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Bristol Rescue Squad.

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