Norman P. Grimes, 80

SEPT. 11, 1932-FEB. 21, 2013

February 22, 2013

Norman Philip Grimes, 80, of Reading, Pa., died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Reading Hospital and Medical Center in West Reading, Pa.

Born Sept. 11, 1932, in Washington County, Md., he was the son of the late Cecil Leroy Grimes and Sarah Jane Herr Grimes Ambrose.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Grimes.

He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

He retired from Polymer Corporation in Reading.

He is survived by one sister, Annabelle Sword of Hagerstown; and three nieces and five nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Nancy Williams.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. Burial will be in Shanktown Cemetery in Big Pool, Md. The Rev. Louis L. Emerick will officiate.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

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