Ernest W. Grimes
October 6, 1938 – December 7, 2018
Ernest Walter Grimes, age 80, of Ellijay passed away Friday, November 7, 2018 at Sonshine Manor in Ellijay.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in law, Michael and Lynn Grimes of Jasper; daughters and sons-in-law, Patsy and Phillip Davenport Jr. of Ellijay, Celeste and Kelly McGhee of Ellijay; brother, Jack Grimes of Alpharetta; sister, Sue Bryson of Alpharetta, 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Levi and Eula Grimes and brother, Winford Grimes.
The family will be receiving friends at Roper Funeral Home, Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home, Monday, December 10, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Vernie Worley and Reverend Billy Dotson officiating. Internment will follow at Lake Forest Memorial Park.
The family is accepting flowers or contributions can be made to Georgia Mountain Hospice (70 Caring Way; Jasper, GA 30143) or Homestead Hospice (10888 Crabapple Road; Rosewell, GA 30075) in honor of Mr. Grimes.
Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory in Jasper.
Online condolences can be made at www.roperfuneralhome.com .