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John Michael Grimes

  John Michael “Mike” Grimes, 62, of Union City, Indiana passed away Monday December 22, 2014 at his residence.                                      

  Mike was born October 15, 1952 in Union City, Indiana the son of John H. and Betty (Bousman) Grimes. Mike worked for the City of Union City, Ohio for over 30 yrs. as the head of the Water Department retiring in “2008.” Mike was a very caring person always thinking of others needs instead of his own.
  Mike is survived by; wife of 39 yrs. Brenda Harshman Grimes; daughter, Tia (Stuart) Stevens of Indianapolis, Indiana; 3 grandchildren, Lauryn, Gabrielle and Aaron; a step grandson, Aaron; parents, John H. & Betty Bousman Grimes of U.C., Ohio; brother, Bill (Kim) Grimes of Columbia, S.C.; mother-in-law, Ann Senior; father-in-law, Pappy Harshman; niece, Angela (Jayson) Busbee; nephew, John Grimes; cousins and many friends also survive.
  A celebration of Mike’s life will be 2:00 P.M. Friday December 26, 2014 at the Reichard Funeral Home Inc. 400 W. Deerfield Road Union City, Indiana with calling 2 hours prior to services.  Memorials may be made to V.F.W. Post #7084 with envelopes at the Funeral Home. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in the Lisbon Cemetery in Union City, Indiana. Online condolences may be expressed at www.reichardfh.com.

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The death of a loved one can be very painful and I'm sorry for you lost. There are times that we wonder, why do we die, get sick or even get old? Is this the way life suppose to be? God word the bible have answers to all life questions. (Revelation 21:3,4)

Bill Dec 30 2014 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss. I didn't know until afterwards.

Diana (Bowman) Evans Dec 29 2014 12:00 AM

To the Grimes family,
                               I'm so sorry for the loss of Mike, he was a fantastic guy who would help anyone in their time of need. Although the pain is bad now but with each passing day God will give you the strength to pull through.

Greg Armstrong Family

Greg Armstrong Dec 25 2014 12:00 AM

Uncle John, Aunt Betty and Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May God wrap his arms around you and comfort you at this difficult time! May God Bless You All ! All our Love!

Roger and Charlotte Moffitt Dec 24 2014 12:00 AM


I am very sorry about the loss of your father.  I know how much you loved your dad. I know there are no words that can take away the pain. You know I am here for you and your family.  My thoughts and prayers are with you Gabby, Lauryn, Aaron and Stuart.

Lots of Love,
Cheryl Denny-Brockman

Cheryl Denny-Brockman Dec 23 2014 12:00 AM

Brenda, Sorry to hear about Mike's passing.  He was such a great person.  When ever I saw him, he always had a smile.  He will be missed.  Love, His Cousin Susan Johnson

Susan Johnson Dec 23 2014 12:00 AM