ARG Sr
Allen Ray Grimes, Sr.
  • 67 years old
  • Date of birth: Jan 21, 1947
  • Place of birth:
    Memphis, Tennessee, United States
  • Date of passing: Oct 7, 2014
  • Place of passing:
    Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Let the memory of Allen "Ray" Grimes, Sr. be with us forever

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Allen Ray Grimes, Sr., 68, born on January 21, 1947 and passed away on October 7, 2014. We will remember him forever.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by LaRose Bowden on 28th January 2015

"Brother-in Law you are truly missed.  Not a day passes that I don't think about how kind you were to me and how I knew you were there at all times. I know you loved the Lord and He loved you because it was shown through your daily activities. You were genuine in all ways, always eager to be of service, coming and doing when least expected, always trying to make things better for somebody else.  Thank you for being a true friend to Robert; he appreciated your loving kindness also. RIP I know you are in a good and better place: your spirit will remain with me forever."

This tribute was added by Amanda Martin on 25th January 2015

"Mr. Grimes was my second dad. His smile brightened up my day. His hugs brought a indescribable comfort. I love and miss him so much."

This tribute was added by Janette Taylor on 23rd January 2015

"Ray came into my life when we were nine, in the 4th grade. Seems like he was always there, a fifth brother who had my back. School, church, fun times, sad times. Its hard knowing I can't call him and ask for help or advice on something. His favorite line was, "you know what to do, when you gone do it". I do know he's in a better place and he truly loved the Lord, but he's sorely missed here."

This tribute was added by Sylvia Sanders on 23rd January 2015

"Words cannot describe how much you are missed. It is still hard to believe you are gone. I thank God that you were in my life. Happy Birthday my friend and brother. Sylvia S. Sanders"

This tribute was added by Wanda Hart-Ivory on 23rd January 2015

"HAPPY BORN DAY UNCLE RAY, MISS OUR FONE CONVERSATIONS &VISITS, I ONLY HAV FUN MEMORIES OF U N MY LIFE GROWING UP, U WER ALWAYS SO LOVING, CARING, GENEROUS, FUNNY,INTELLIGENT, RESPECTFUL, RESPECTED, UNDERSTANDING, (lol)REFER AT TIMES, GIVING, ETC I CAN GO ON N ON, JUST WANTED TO LET U NO THAT U WILL B MISSED N U R VERY MISSED
LOVE WANDA"

This tribute was added by nary flagg on 22nd January 2015

"A brother loved and missed by all who met him, gone to soon. Who do I call now to do my handy work.Your big sister, for real."

This tribute was added by Nancy Fifer on 22nd January 2015

"Hey Big Brother , you became my big brother when your best friend James Stanley my brother died . You told me you would step in as my Big Brother and you did, I could call on you and there you were, I miss you Ray Ray , God couldn't have given me a better replacement... I know the two of you are really spreading your love up there...Enjoy Heaven, Love you always ...HAPPY BIRTHDAY BROTHER...."

This tribute was added by Yashika Nelson on 22nd January 2015

"Hey Dad!! I know this is late but I was in class last night dad. I would love to see you, kiss your fat face, hug on you and talk to you. I miss you dearly. I miss you calling and saying hey, what you and my grand baby doing and how are y'all? Then you ask me other things but I truly miss our conversation about the sports and you giving me fatherly advise and giving me the Lord's word. HAPPY BIRTHDAY DADDY!! LOVE YOU BABY GIRL TRICE!!! Teary eyes I have dad."

This tribute was added by Felicia Grimes on 22nd January 2015

"Happy birthday Uncle Ray, I find it a nice coincidence that, I put your obituary in front of the TV just Friday night. Maybe you were reminding me that your birthday was near! I am very thankful to have been giving such a compassionate and understanding uncle. I will most definitely miss having to make that phone call for whatever reason..... You were there. I miss you and will always appreciate who you are and were. Love always Felicia"

This tribute was added by Marie Moore on 21st January 2015

"Happy Birthday our friend and beloved! I light this candle in representation of love. There isn't a person that Allen Ray Grimes Sr. has met where he hasn't shown love in some form or fashion. When the ray of the light shines, it allows not only one, but many to see a brighter and clearer pathway. His love was that kind of light. Although the wax has melted down to its max, so many has gotten thru their pathway, and their candle that was lit can pave the way for those left behind. What an everlasting light to shine."

This tribute was added by Marie Grimes on 21st January 2015

"Happy Birthday Uncle Ray!!! I am very pleased and honored to have had the chance to see you before you went home."

This tribute was added by Allen Grimes on 21st January 2015

"Dad, Happy 68th Birthday! Not a day has passed and I haven’t thought of you. I know that you’re in a better place now but your thoughts, the conversations we had, the laughter, the talks about sports and so many other things are truly missed. Your legacy will live forever! Thank you for being the best father a person could ever have. Happy Birthday Daddy!  Love Ray, Jr."


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