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Joseph L. Grimes

OCEAN CITY — On Nov. 1, 2013, Joseph L. Grimes, beloved husband of 63 years of Dorothy A. Grimes (nee Westphal); devoted father of Gary Grimes and his wife Doreen, Tim Grimes and his wife Cheryl, and the late Michael Grimes; brother of Raymond Grimes; loving grandfather of seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Grimes served in the Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. He then worked as a supervisor for C&P Telephone Co. for 38 years, retiring to Ocean City. He continued working for Caldwell Banker Real Estate Co. until 2011.
He maintained memberships with the Marine Corps League, the Elks Lodge #2645, American Legion Post #183 and frequented OC American Legion Post #166. He was also a member of Masonic Lodge #222.
Plans are being made for a memorial service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Shriners Children’s Hospital in his memory.