Charles G. Grimm, 85

APRIL 20, 1926-JAN. 22, 2012

January 23, 2012
  • Charles G. Grimm
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Charles G. “Felix” Grimm, 85, of Boonsboro, Md., went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, at his home.

Born April 20, 1926, in Boonsboro, he was the son of the late Lester and Vada (Beachley) Grimm.

Mr. Grimm was a veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Navy.

Charles was a 34-year retiree from Halls Motor Transit Co. in Hagerstown.

Mr. Grimm was a lifetime member of Clopper-Michael American Legion Post 10 in Boonsboro.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Esther E. (Shoemaker) Grimm; four children, L. Diane Kendle of Boonsboro, and Robert Grimm, Darlene Pfaff and Patricia Bussard, all of Hagerstown; one sister, Mary Hepner of Boonsboro; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Marie Witek; and his brother, William Grimm.

A funeral ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev. Robert V. Robinson will officiate. Final resting-place ceremonies with military honors rendered by Clopper-Michael American Legion Post 10 will follow at the Boonsboro Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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