Grimes, Randy Lee

  • Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Randy Grimes
Randy Grimes

Randy Lee Grimes, 68, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2023, at his Rossville, Georgia home.

He played high school football and was a graduate of Rossville High School. Randy was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. He was a member of New Salem Missionary Baptist Church. Randy played lead guitar with the Gospel Inspirers.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Ruby Grimes; sister, Barnell Upshaw; brothers, Odell Price, George “G.W. Price, and Nicholas D. Grimes.

Survivors include his daughters, Brandy Grimes (Remington) Shaw of Murfreesboro, Tn., and Kelli Grimes (Maurice) Ballard of Hixson; seven grandchildren; brother, Larry (Deborah) Grimes of Chattanooga; sister, Margaret A. “Peggy” Fountain of Decatur, Ga.; uncle, Cleveland Grimes of Atlanta; a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends.

Randy will lie in state on Sunday, June 11, at 9 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home.

Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor William Tramble as the eulogist.

Burial will be on Monday, June 12, at 11 a.m. in Chattanooga National Cemetery.

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