Richard G. (Dick) Grimes, AHC, 88, of Palmyra, Pa., passed away March 22. He was a Life Member of DHI and was active in DHI’s Tri-State Chapter in the 1980s and 1990s.
He is survived by his wife June, two children, four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Dick was a Navy veteran, serving in VR-2, a sea plane squadron, during the Korean Conflict until June 1955.
Following his military service, he held sales positions with NABISCO, Campbell Soups, and DAP Inc. From 1960 to 1968 he worked for the George Krause Hardware Co. in Lebanon as sales manager of the contract hardware department. In 1995 he retired from the Schlage Lock Co., division of Ingersoll Rand (now Allegion), with more than 25 years of service as a territorial sales manager. Following his retirement, he and his wife were co-owners of Grimes Travel Service until 2003.
Services were held April 14 in Campbelltown, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Salem UCC, P.O. Box 7, Campbelltown, PA 17010.