Grayson Colby Grimes, 30 of Cookeville, Tennessee passed from this life on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at his home.
Grayson was born Saturday, November 14, 1987 in Cookeville, Tennessee and he was the son of Duane Grimes and Sally( Dixon) Grimes.
Grayson will be remembered for his contagious smile, his sense of humor, his kind heart and most certainly his sense of adventure. His competitive nature was apparent through all aspects of his life…including a good debate, also known as an argument. An avid outdoor lover, he engaged in sports, hunting, being on the water, and traveled as often as he could to new destinations. Music was a constant for Grayson, it included every genre, both live and recorded. His nephews Ryder and Bodhi were a true source of joy and love for him; it also enabled him to pretend to be a kid again. He was so proud of them.
Grayson is a child of God. He was attending the River Church in Cookeville. He KNEW that HE KNEW.
Survived by his father Duane Grimes, his mother Sally Dixon Grimes and “step-dad” Tony Herren, Sister Allie Grimes and nephews Ryder and Bodhi. Grandmothers Kay Grimes Ashworth, Nancy (Nanny) Dixon and special friend Ernest Allison. Grandfather Alton Dixon. Grayson also has numerous Great-Aunts, great-uncles and cousins. He also is survived by girlfriend Sarah Hale of Nashville, the love of his life.
Grayson was preceded in death by his Grandfather James Dempsey Grimes. Great-Grandparents Lucille Smith, Clifford and Modella McCulley and Eldridge and Maggie West Grimes.
Funeral Services for Grayson Colby Grimes will be held Friday, May 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home with Jerry Wilhite officiating. Interment will follow in the West Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM on Friday, May 18, 2018, at Crest Lawn Funeral Home.
Pall Bearers will be: Chuck Karlosky, Ryan Sarr, Brian Jones, Seth Farris, Brandon Crossman, and Jesse Barnes.
In Lieu of Flowers, the family requests donations to be made to: Freedom Ministries in care of The River Community Church, 1200 Miracle Rd, Cookeville, Tennessee 38506.