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Obituary: James Randall Grimes

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James Randall Grimes

James Randall Grimes

James Randall Grimes, 62, of Columbia, passed away Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 at his residence.

Born on May 29, 1958 in Franklin, Mr. Grimes was the son of Margaret Brown Grimes and the late Robert “Buddy” Grimes. He did farm work his entire life and previously worked 15 years as an assistant for Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He was a member of Jones Chapel Church of the Nazarene. 

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his daughter, Brandy Jennette (Derek Cartwright) of Columbia; sisters Donna Grimes (Jeremy) Nichols of Franklin, Sandra Kay Hamrick of Franklin and Lisa (Neil) Acuff of Hermitage; grandson, Sean Darrow; and nephew, Jackson Nichols. 

Along with his father, he was preceded in death by his wife, Laura Warren Grimes.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 at 1 p.m.  at Jones Chapel Church of the Nazarene in the Burwood Community with Gary Fewell officiating. Heritage Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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