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Obituary: Michael Grimes, Muncie

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Michael L. Grimes, 63, of Muncie, died unexpectedly Thursday, February 21, 2013, at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie with his loving wife by his side.

He was born March 13, 1949 in North Vernon, the son of David Edward and Anna Mae Grimes.

He was a 1967 graduate of North Vernon High School and attended Ball State University. Mr. Grimes had a long career in electrical sales spanning more than 30 years. He also served as a reserve officer with the Muncie Police Department for more than 20 years.

His hobbies included golfing, hunting and shooting rifles, playing euchre and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Jill (Donati) Grimes, five daughters, eight grandchildren, one great-grandchild, a brother, and a sister.

He was preceded in death by his father, mother; and a brother, Jim Grimes.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 25, 2013, in The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel, 7901 W. Isanogel Rd., Muncie, IN 47304. Burial will be at Gardens of Memory in Muncie.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Monday at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel.

Memorials may be made to the National Rifle Association, Meals on Wheels, or to the charitable organization of your choice.

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