Bob Grimm, 1928-2021

Jan 1, 2022


Bob Grimm, 92, of Paducah, passed away Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, at the Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center. Bob was born on Dec. 20, 1928, to the late George & Cynthia Rawlinson Grimm. Bob attended Tilghman High School and was a longtime member of Immanuel Baptist Church.

He retired from The Paducah Sun after 43 years of service, a period that included him serving District 1 on the Kentucky Press Association Board of Directors in the 1980s. He was an avid golfer, having played in the local tournaments many times. He was a member of the Paducah Country Club for many years. Bob served on the McCracken County Fiscal Court. Bob loved roller skating and wanted his children to learn to skate.

Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Aimee Warner Grimm; two daughters, Jimma Grimm of Ft. Walton Beach, Florida, and Jamiee (Richard) Damato of California; one son, Thomas (Kristen) Grimm, of Nashville, Tennessee; five grandchildren, Givonnie (Stacie) Damato, Caroline Grimm, Sarah Grimm, Thomas Warner Grimm II and Williams Grimm; one great-grandson, Chase; several nieces and nephews.

Preceding in death were his parents; one son, Ben Grimm; son-in-law, John Henderson; one sister, Mary Katherine Camady; three brothers, James Grimm, George Harold Grimm and Bill Grimm.

Services were held Nov. 18, 2021, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Jamie Broome officiating. Burial followed at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
Expression of sympathy may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church, 3465 Buckner Lane, Paducah, KY 42001.