Robert E. Grimes, 86, of Watseka passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.
He was born on October 19, 1934 in Watseka, the son of Aaron and Evangeline (Mowrey) Grimes and they preceded him in death along with one brother, four sisters; one granddaughter; one grandson and one great-grandson.
He married Beverly J. Paro on September 11, 1954 in Watseka and she survives in Watseka. Other survivors include one daughter, Becky (Chad) Munsterman of Momence; two sons, Robert "Bubba" (Roxanne) Grimes of Watseka and Brian (Debi) Grimes of Watseka; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Robert was a member of Cornerstone Ministries in Woodland. He was a gentle giant who loved his church family, children, and grandchildren.
Private family services will be held.
Memorials may be made to Cornerstone Ministries in Woodland.
Arrangements by Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.
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