William "Bill" Henry Grimes, 78, Loudon, passed away suddenly Sunday, March 31, 2013, at Parkwest Medical Center.
Bill was a member of Blairland Baptist Church and retired from Loudon City Police Department. He was the former chief of police for more than 29 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Laura Campbell Grimes; parents, Henry and Maude Byrum Grimes; sisters, Ruth Bradshaw and husband Ralph, Libby Edmonds and husband Clinton and infant brother.
Survivors include his wife Linda Sherrill Grimes; children and spouses, David and Traci Grimes of Louisiana; Vickie and Richard Spadfora of New York; Deanna and Bobby Raymond of Sweetwater; Tonya and Mickey Gossett of Seymour; Sherry and Mark Mackenzie of Michigan; Cindy Stender of Arkansas; Susan and Jim Tottingham of Michigan; 17 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; sisters Dorothy Morris of Loudon and Loraine Staff of Lenoir City; special nephew Charles Lynn of Loudon and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Loudon Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Loudon Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jon Henson, the Rev. Jimmy Riner and the Rev. Doyle Pruitt officiating. Interment will be in Corinth Cemetery at 11 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Gary Cook officiating.