Cover photo for James Grimes's Obituary
James Grimes Profile Photo
1922 James 2020

James Grimes

January 17, 1922 — January 10, 2020

James L. Grimes, 97, of Amarillo passed away Friday, January 10, 2020. Graveside services will be at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Memory Gardens Mausoleum with Pastor Rick Harrison officiating.

James was born on January 17, 1922 in Childress, Texas to A.H. and Edith Grimes. He attended school in High Point, Texas. James joined the military serving in the Army under the 872 Airborne Engineers. He married the love of his life Bessie Whitley in Childress, Texas. They were married for a wonderful 63 years. James was a cowboy who loved his horses and recreational roping. He will be dearly missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bessie; two brothers and two sisters.

He is survived by his daughter, Cheryl Luther and husband Russell and granddaughter, Kacie Luther.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations be made to Meals on Wheels 7550 Outlook Dr, Amarillo, Texas 79106.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of James Grimes, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Memory Gardens Mausoleum


Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Missing ID
To enable this button, contact support.
Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree

Missing ID
To enable this button, contact support.