Nicholas James Grimes
Nicholas James Grimes
  • August 15, 1981 - September 12, 2017
  • Ipava, Illinois

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Nicholas James Grimes, 36, of Ipava passed away at 5:01 am Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at his residence.

He was born August 15, 1981 in Pekin, Illinois, the son of Marlin and Tina Light Grimes.

Nicholas is survived by one daughter, Kelise Grimes of Ipava; his parents of Pekin; one brother, Chad (Kate) Grimes of E. Peoria; one sister, Jessica Grimes of Pekin; three nieces, Olivia, Ava, and Kylie Grimes; and his significant other, Kara Clauser of Ipava.

He is preceded in death by both his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Nicholas was a Safety Co-coordinator at Caterpillar Inc. until his death.

He enjoyed metal working, riding his motorcycle and fishing, but most of all spending time with Kelise.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Friday, September 15, 2017 at Davison-Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Pastor Jack Thompson will officiate.

Burial will be in Springdale Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to CEFCU in Pekin for Kelise Grimes.

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