James Benjamin Grimes, 88
Funeral ServiceVisitationJames Benjamin Grimes, 88, of Midlothian, VA, died July 7, 2012.
Born October 22, 1923, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Benjamin E. Grimes and Mamie Hamilton Grimes.
Jim married Mary Helen Zierhut Grimes in 1946 and they celebrated 57 wonderful years together before her passing in May 2004. He worked for The Washington Post and in the insurance industry for many years. He moved to St. Mary's County in 1978 from Accokeek, MD; where he spent 25 years. He was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Leonardtown, MD. Jim was an avid Redskin fan and season ticket holder. He loved fishing and playing golf at Breton Bay.
Jim is survived by his son, Gary Grimes and four grandchildren (J.G., Jade, Emily and Mary). In addition to his parents and wife, he is also preceded in death by his son, Gerald Grimes.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 from 11a.m. to 12 noon, with prayers recited at 12:00 p.m. by the Reverend Brian Sanderfoot, at Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Interment will immediately follow at St. Francis Xavier Church Cemetery, 21370 Newtowne Neck Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.brinsfieldfuneral.com.
Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.