Born on January 26, 1944, in Dover, he was the youngest child of the late Vernon and Mary “Marie” (Hartman) Grimm. He was a 1962 graduate of Dover High School. He honorably served our country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War from 1965-1967.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn “Kay” (Reichman) Grimm, whom he married on July 21, 1967. Together they had two amazing sons; Ronald Jay Grimm (Marcy), Charles James (Michelle) Grimm of Dover; his five beloved grandchildren, Ross Grimm, Taylor Grimm, Rachel (Brant) Raber, and Sydney (Evan) Daganhardt, and Parker Grimm; along with his beloved dog, Shilo.
He worked for over 40 years at the Ashland Marathon Refinery. He was an amazing husband, father, papa, son and brother. Those who knew him knew all about him.
Cremation has been entrusted with the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory in Dover. There will be a celebration of Jim’s life at a later date. To sign an online guestbook for Jim, visit the obituary link on the funeral home’s website.
Jim’s family would like to express their appreciation for the care he received from the staff at Community Hospice in New Philadelphia.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jim’s memory to the Community Hospice Truman House, 716 Commercial Ave SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663, or a charity of the donor’s choice.