James Darrell Grimes, Sr., 74, of Scottsville, KY passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021 at his residence. The Bowling Green, KY native was a retired employee of Holley Carburetor, a U.S. Army and U.S. Navy veteran and member of Harmony Missionary Baptist Church where he served as cemetery sexton. He was a son of the late James Ruble Grimes and Virgie Lee Atchley Grimes, who survives.
He is survived by his wife: Carolyn Conley Grimes, Scottsville, KY;
3 sons: James Darrell Grimes, Jr. and wife, Amanda, Bowling Green, KY; Jeremy Dustin Grimes and wife, Brittany and Justin Dakota Grimes and wife, Kelsey, all of Scottsville, KY;
1 daughter: Dawn Guess and husband, Wayne, Scottsville, KY;
1 step daughter: Tonya Smith, Scottsville, KY;
2 step sons: Edwin Moore and wife, Tammy and Kristopher Jon Watt and wife, Lorrie, all of Bowling Green, KY;
1 brother: Harold Grimes and wife, Sue, Owensboro, KY;
3 sisters: Janice Kelly and husband, Arnie, Louisville, KY; Anita Simpson and husband, Bunkie, Bowling Green, KY; Shelia Ricks and husband, Mike, Falls of Rough, KY;
16 grandchildren: Dillion, Josh, Kyle, Katie, Karley, Kaden, Keilee, Kaileigh, Maddison, Jaxon, Faith, Sonya, Lily, Jessie, Ashton and Andrew;
1 great grandchild: Waldon.
Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Monday at Goad Funeral Home with Bro. Kaleb Anderson officiating and burial in Harmony Cemetery with military honors by Glasgow D.A.V. Chapter 20. Visitation will be after 10:00 A.M. Monday until funeral time at Goad Funeral Home.
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