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4520 Bosque Boulevard
Waco, TX 76710
Phone: 254-772-5272
Fax: 254-772-5695
Roger Grimes

Roger Dale Grimes

Friday, May 15th, 1953 - Friday, May 17th, 2019
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Roger Dale Grimes went to be with his savior Jesus Christ, May 17th 2019 at the age of 66. Roger was born in San Antonio TX, May 15th 1953. He graduated from Baylor University in 1981 and married his bride Jacki, in June of 1982.

Roger worked for Robinson ISD and Waco ISD as a coach and PE instructor for 28 years, and later in life worked for Waco Transit as a driver. He was faithful servant of God and attended Highland Baptist Church where he became a deacon.

He was a kind and wonderful man of God. He loved his wife and children more than can be described. He always put others before himself even in his sickness. He will be greatly missed.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at OakCrest Funeral Home.

The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, at Oakwood Cemetery in Waco, followed by a Memorial Service at 2 p.m. at Highland Baptist Church Chapel, Waco, Texas.

Roger is survived by his wife, Jacki; two daughters, Sarah Dalton and her husband, David, and Rachel Grimes; two sons, David Grimes and his wife, Taryn, and Evan Grimes; sister, Sherry Vanderlinden; brothers, Kenneth Grimes and Steve Grimes; and four grandchildren, Jackson, Gunnar, Levi and Dakota.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    OakCrest Funeral Home
    4520 Bosque Boulevard
    WACO, TX 76710
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  • Service

    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 2:00pm
    Highland Baptist Church
    3014 Maple Ave.
    WACO, TX 76707
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    The graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, at Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, Texas, followed by a Memorial Service in the chapel of Highland Baptist Church at 2 p.m.
  • Interment

    Oakwood Cemetery
    2124 S. 5th Street
    WACO, TX 76706
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    Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, at Oakwood Cemetery, Waco.


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Tina Goodyear

Posted at 09:20am
Praying for peace and comfort for your family. From the Boone Cousins...Ollie, Willie, Velma, and Tina.
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Robbie Diles Swinnea

Posted at 11:37pm
While riding the night link Mr Roger had a fare to pick up at the Sonic then got an order of onion rings the fare was not off work yet so I was ready for pickup he asked if I minded him going back to get a fare I said no ! I would like to get some onion rings ! We laughed he thought the smell would bother me ! How thoughtful of him to care if his food smell bother me but, That was the caring gentle man he was .

Robbie Diles Swinnea

Posted at 11:10pm
I and my husband James Kevin Swinnea will miss Mr Roger talking with him as he drove the night link. We are grateful for the time we spent at the Gathering with you both ,Mrs Jacki


The Gathering Team at Highland

Posted at 06:51pm
Jacki, Evan, Sarah, David, Rachel- We love you, and are so sorry for your loss. The Lord is and continues to be your Shepherd. We love you!
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Praying God's peace and grace be with you in the days to come. Praising the Lord for Roger's complete healing! Love you guys!
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