Jack Walton Grimes
August 20, 1937 ~ January 23, 2023 (age 85)
Jack Walton Grimes, of Tar Heel, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, Jan. 23, 2023 at the age of 85. He was born in Bladen County on Aug. 20, 1937 to the late Ralph Lucas Grimes and Maggie Burney Grimes.
He leaves behind his wife, Annette Storms Grimes of the home, sons Woodie Grimes of White Oak, Wendell Grimes of White Oak, daughter Amy Melvin of Tar Heel, sister Ann Brisson (Billy) of Raleigh, eight grandchildren, Robert Grimes, Laura Grimes, Kelly Caulder, Adam Caulder, Matt Thompson, Chance Melvin, Dalton Melvin, and Kaylee Cruz, and three great grandchildren Sydney, Grayson, and Demetrius.
Jack was a hardworking family man who loved to keep busy. When not working, he enjoyed spending time outdoors hunting or fishing. Jack was a faithful member of the Tar Heel Baptist Church.
He will sincerely be missed by all that knew and loved him.
The family will receive friends at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Tar Heel Baptist Church with a funeral service immediately following at 2:30 p.m. with the Reverend Tommy Puryear officiating. Burial will follow the services in the church cemetery.