Rus­sell Allen Grim­s­ley

Rappahannock News - - SCHOOL & SPORTS NEWS -

Rus­sell Allen Grim­s­ley, 64, of Flint Hill, died Sun­day, Septem­ber 30, 2012 af­ter a long bat­tle with can­cer.

Funeral ser­vices will be held Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 4 at 11:00 a.m. at Mad­dox Funeral con­ducted by the Rev. Dr. Sam Blakely, Thd. Burial will be at Flint Hill United Methodist Church Ceme­tery.

Mr. Grim­s­ley was born on June 2, 1948 in Front Royal, the son of Ada M. Pullen Grim­s­ley and the late Ge­orge T. Grim­s­ley. He was a meat cut­ter for Stock Yards.

Sur­viv­ing be­sides his mother, is his wife Cherry Grim­s­ley of Huntly, VA; 2 sons Ja­son Rus­sell Grim­s­ley of Huntly and Rod­ney Allen Grim­s­ley of Irv­ing, TX; 2 broth­ers, Ashby Grim­s­ley of Front Royal and Wal­ter Grim­s­ley of Culpeper; 1 sis­ter Joyce James of Flint Hill; 5 grand­chil­dren Chris­tian Grim­s­ley, Jas­mine Grim­s­ley, Chloe Grim­s­ley, Gabe Grim­s­ley and Chessa Grim­s­ley.

Pall­bear­ers will be James Burke, Michael Grim­s­ley, James Fletcher, Jonathan Fletcher, Rod­ney Grim­s­ley, and Ja­son Grim­s­ley.

The fam­ily will re­ceive friends Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 3 from 7-8 p.m. at Mad­dox Funeral Home in Front Royal.

A spe­cial thanks to Hospice of Rap­i­dan, my un­cle Ashby, aunt Mil­lie, my grand­mother Ada, my brother Ja­son, and all of the doc­tors and nurses, who took care of my dad dur­ing his bat­tle with can­cer. May he fi­nally rest in peace.

Memo­rial do­na­tions may be made to Hospice of the Rap­i­dan, P.O. Box 1715, Culpeper, VA 22701 or to the Amer­i­can Can­cer So­ci­ety, P.O. Box 901, Front Royal, VA 22630.

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