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Obituaries > GRIMWOOD, CHARLEY G.

Charles G. Grimwood, 74, of Nashville, formerly of Charlotte, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 1998 at the Hayes Green Beach Hospital, Charlotte after a short illness.

Mr. Grimwood was born in Lansing the son of Charles G. and Edith Pearl (Moore) Grimwood.

He had been a Nashville resident since 1979, having moved there from Charlotte where he had resided for 27 years.

Mr. Grimwood served in the 3rd Raider Battalion 6th Division, United States Marine Corps during World War II and received the Purple Heart for his meritorious service. He also served during the Korean War.

He was employed in the Paint Department of Fisher Body Division of General Motors, Lansing, retiring after 31 years of service.

He was preceded in death by a son, John Michael Grimwood in 1952, and three sisters, Lavonna, Marguerite and Genevieve.

Mr. Grimwood is survived by his wife of 52 years, Anna N. (Henry) Grimwood; one daughter, Joann (Gerald) Taylor of Charlotte; three sons, Charles G. (Linda) Grimwood, Jr. of Charlotte, Mark A. Grimwood of Charlotte and Phillip W. (Vee) Grimwood of Sunfield; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, Max (Irene) Grimwood of Carson City and one sister, Juanita (Harlan) Smalley of Camria, Wisconsin.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 30 at the Burkhead-Green Funeral Chapel, Charlotte with Reverend Calvon Kidder officiating. Military graveside services and interment will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 30 at the Ferris Township Cemetery in Montcalm County.

Visitations will be held Tuesday, September 29, 1998 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Burkhead-Green Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.