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Hillard Donovan “Don” Grimes

June 18, 1947 — December 9, 2022

Don Grimes, 75 of Tipton died as a result of an automobile accident on Friday December 9, 2022.  He was born in Tipton County on June 18, 1947 to Charles F. & Rosamary (Bates) Grimes.

Don was an Aviation and Aerospace Professional with G.E. in Glendora, California.  He also proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.

Don is survived by his siblings, Mary Lou Grimes of Tipton, Harold Grimes and wife Linda of Banning, California, William A. Grimes and wife Minnie of Tipton, and Willard Danovan “Dan” Grimes and wife Margaret of Hiawassee, Georgia.  He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, December 15 at 2:00 p.m. at Young-Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Ashley Sherard presiding. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by the Tipton American Legion Post # 46. Visitation will be on Thursday from Noon until time of the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in Don’s honor to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Building Fund, 335 Mill Street, Tipton, Indiana  46072

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