Lieutenant Colonel Sidney Benjamin Grimes, USMC (Ret.), 80, a resident of Smuteye Community, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from Indian Creek Baptist Church with Rev. David Stewart and Lieutenant Colonel Joe Como officiating. Burial followed in Indian Creek Cemetery with committal by Rev. Wiley McWhorter and military honors. Gray Funeral Home directed.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Grimes; children: Michael (Pat) Grimes and Sharon Livingston; six grandchildren: Travis Livingston, Ashley Livingston, Jason (Amy) Mitchell, Jeremy (Mandi) Mitchell, and Jennifer (Shane) Sauls; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Jan (Mike) Fitzgerald.

The family received friends at the church from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday.

Memorials may be made to Indian Creek Baptist Church, care of Bobbie Johnson, 321 Hill & Dale, Union Springs, AL 36089.