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John William Grimm Jr.
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Obituary for John William Grimm Jr.

After a 2-year battle with pancreatic cancer, John William Grimm, Jr., 70, of Weirton, passed peacefully from this life on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at his home. He was born January 3, 1948 in Weirton, a son of the late John W. and Rosalee Cain Grimm, Sr. He was also preceded in death by his step mother, Ruth (Harris) Grimm.

John retired from Titanium Metals Plant where he worked as a hand grinder. He was an Army veteran earning a purple heart and a bronze star. He loved fishing, listening to the “oldies”, playing cards, donating his time at the Weirton Senior Center and going to area casinos & race tracks.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Diane Watson Grimm; sons John C. and Devin Grimm; daughter Julie Stenger; four grandchildren Dylan, Caleb, Noah and Jordan and his best pal, Oreo.

A memorial service will be held 1p.m. Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Greater Weirton Senior Citizens’ Center.

Interment will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies followed by full military honors.

Memorial donations may be made to the Greater Weirton Senior Citizens’ Center, 3539 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062.

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1:00 PM
Greater Weirton Senior Citizens' Center

3539 Main St.
Weirton, WV 26062

Cemetery Details


National Cemetery of the Alleghenies

1158 Morgan Road
Bridgeville, PA 15017

Memorial Contribution

Weirton Senior Citizens Center

3425 Main Street
Weirton, WV 26062

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