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Bennett J. Grimes

January 12, 1957 — November 25, 2023

Bennett J. Grimes

Bennett J. Grimes, 66, of Shelby, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, November 25, 2023.

Born January 12, 1957 in Medina, he was a son of the late Noel and Doris (Stout) Grimes. Ben was a lifelong resident of the Medina area and married the love of his life, the former Sharon L. Clark on September 23, 1978. The couple raised a family of four children and have resided on Fletcher Chapel Road in Shelby ever since. Ben worked for Delphi Harrison Division of GM, where he retired from after 30 years. A devout Christian, Ben was an active member of the New Life Alliance Church in Medina. He was also an avid outdoorsman and hunter, among other activities. Ben was a loving husband, father, papa and friend and will be missed by all that knew him.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon Grimes; children, Rachel Grimes, Emily (Josh) Hill, Matthew (Marie) Grimes and Mark Grimes; grandchildren, Gavyn, Jace, Madelyn, Micah and Maverick; siblings, Rebecca (David) Odell, Rev. Robert (Esther) Grimes, Bonnie (late Kevin) Gilbert and Brian (Marna) Grimes; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, Dec. 1 from 4-8PM at Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. His funeral service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 10AM at the New Life Alliance Church, 4140 Shelby Basin Rd., Medina followed by interment in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation- Glioblastoma Research, P.O. Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240 or www.give.roswellpark.org or to New Life Alliance Church at the address above.

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Saturday, December 2, 2023

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