Rev. Michael Ray Grimes

September 7, 1944 ~ August 19, 2020 (age 75)


Rev. Michael Ray Grimes, 75, of Salem, KY, passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at his residence.

Rev. Grimes was born September 7, 1944 to the late Ragon and Martha (Harper) Grimes.  He felt the call to preach and began to pastor his first church in 1981.  He liked to play golf, watch UK basketball, ride horses and watch the grandchildren and great grandchildren play sports. 

He is survived by his wife of 56 years Shirley Grimes of Salem, KY; daughter Amanda Dossett (Craig) of Salem, KY; son Matt Grimes (Brooke) of Marion, KY; brother T. R. Grimes (Joanna) of Calvert City, KY; grandchildren Ragon Fugate (McKenzie) of Ledbetter, KY, Ethan Dossett of Salem, KY, Gavin Grimes of Marion, KY and Gunner Grimes of Marion, KY; and great grandchildren Waylon Fugate and Jaxson Fugate both of Ledbetter, KY.

He was preceded in death by his son Michael Todd Grimes and his parents.

Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM, Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Lola Pentecostal Church.  Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery.

Friends may visit after 5:00 PM on Friday, August 21, 2020 in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services in Salem, KY.  

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August 21, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services
212 East Main Street
Salem, KY 42078

Funeral Service
August 22, 2020

1:00 PM
Lola Pentecostal Church
1100 Lola Road
Salem, KY 42078

Interment following funeral service
August 22, 2020

Salem Cemetery
Lion Drive
Salem, KY 42078

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