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Obituary for Gary Clark Grimes Gary Clark Grimes
Covington Resident Was Hercules Retiree, Temple Baptist Church Member

Gary Clark Grimes, 85, of 704 S. Alleghany Ave., Covington, Virginia, died Monday, November 28, 2022 at his residence.

Mr. Grimes was born on September 29, 1937, in Pocahontas Co. WV., a son of the late Hubert Grimes and Verna Alice Fertig Grimes.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Benjamin H. Grimes; eight brothers and sisters.

Gary retired in 1999 from Hercules, Inc. as machine operator.

He was a member of Temple Baptist Church, where he was a member of the choir, and Young at Heart.

Surviving are his son, Brian Grimes and his fiancé, Staci Morehead; a daughter, Carla Harrah and husband, Larry, all of Covington; six grandchildren; Amber Grimes and Ryan Young, Jacob Grimes and his wife, Meagan, Cheyleen Christ, Katelynn Grimes, Samuel Brookman, and Sean Streng; thirteen great grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Lori Grimes Camp; and Carlene Gibson, mother of his children.

In keeping with his wishes his body has been cremated.

The funeral service will be held on Friday, December 2, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. William Hartsfield officiating.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made in Mr. Grimes' name to the Temple Baptist Church at 610 E. Madison St., Covington, VA 24426.

The funeral arrangements are being handled by Arritt Funeral Home.