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Mark Adrian Grimes

August 27, 1958 ~ January 27, 2020 (age 61)


Mark Adrian Grimes, 61, of Alpine, died January 27, 2020

Mark was born in Fort Worth to the late Carl R. Grimes and Alice Pate Grimes.  He graduated from Haltom High School in 1976 and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Master of Arts degree in history from Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas.

He was a retired journeyman electrician and a member of IBEW Local 20.  He later became a bread baker and business owner with his wife.  He was an accomplished musician, amateur astronomer, and lifelong learner.  Mark attended Holy Cross Anglican Church in Alpine.

He is survived by his wife, Gwin Grogan Grimes of Alpine; sister Bailey S. Bailey and her husband Raymond Bailey of Rogers, Ark.; nieces Chessie Koko, Erin Maslon, and Heather Bailey; aunts and uncles Fran Ken Jurney, Betsy and Ken Kibler, and Ben Pate; and a host of Bailey and Pate cousins.

Funeral Service was held on February 5th, 2020 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Fort Worth.

Memorial may be made to Sunshine House Senior Center in Alpine or the American Cancer Society.

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Memorial Service
February 5, 2020

10:00 AM
Trinity Episcopal Church
3401 Bellaire Drive S
Fort Worth, TX 76109

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