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Gaines Grimsley, Jr.

August 31, 1945 ~ May 1, 2021 (age 75)

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Obituary

Mr. Gaines Grimsley, Jr. age 75, of Dothan, AL passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

Drive through viewing will be Monday, May 3, 2021 3:00-5:00 PM at the funeral home.

Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 11:00 AM at the Jerusalem Methodist Church Cemetery, 914 North Jerusalem Road, Gordon, AL; under the direction of the caring staff of Scott's Chapel Hill Mortuary "Because We Care". 

Gaines Grimsley, Jr. was born August 31, 1945, to Gaines Grimsley, Sr. and Beatrice Hill Grimsley, in Gordon, Alabama.

He accepted Christ at an early age.  Gaines, Jr. attended Span Elementary School and graduated from Ashford High School.  He attended George Wallace Community College, and received an Auto Body Repair Degree.

He enlisted in the United States Army in 1967, and was honorably discharged in 1970.  He later worked at Ansell Healthcare, Inc. for 19 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother: John Grimsley; and a sister: Josephine Grimsley Studivant.

He leaves to cherish his memories to his children: Terrance Grimsley of Winter Haven, Florida, Gaines Grimsley, III (Tigah) of Winter Haven, Florida, and Ganette Grimsley of Dothan, Alabama; siblings: Mella (Freddie) Miles of Palmdale, California, Hattie Grimsley of Bradenton, Florida, Curtis (Roslyn) Grimsley of Dothan, Alabama, and Julia (Leslie) Miller of Dothan, Alabama; six grandchildren: Jahniah Grimsley, Kynihah Grimsley, Tiko Grimsley, Keartis Scaife, D'Nari Grimsley, and Paityn Grimsley; one sister-in-law: Edith Grimsley; one brother-in-law: Robert Studivant of South Hill, Virginia; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

 

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Services

Drive through viewing
Monday
May 3, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Scott s Chapel Hill Mortuary

Graveside Service
Tuesday
May 4, 2021

11:00 AM
Jerusalem Methodist Church Cemetery
914 North Jerusalem Road
Gordon, AL 36343

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