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Calvin Ray Grim

February 21, 1935 - July 8, 2021

Calvin Ray Grim, 86, died Thursday evening, July 8, 2021 at I.U. Health Ball Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.

He was born February 21, 1935, the son of George and Thelma (Ellis) Grim.  Calvin graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1953, where he was a member Bearcats basketball team in 1952 an…READ MORE

Calvin Ray Grim, 86, died Thursday evening, July 8, 2021 at I.U. Health Ball Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.

He was born February 21, 1935, the son of George and Thelma (Ellis) Grim.  Calvin graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1953, where he was a member Bearcats basketball team in 1952 and 1953.  In 1952, Calvin helped the Bearcats win the Basketball State Championship.

Mr. Grim was employed with General Motors as a General Foreman in the Delco Battery Division for 36 years, retiring in 1991.

Calvin was a member of the Muncie Elks Lodge #245, and attended Avondale United Methodist Church and Cammack United Methodist Church.  He was a loyal Democrat and a Precinct Committeeman for several years, and also loved to watch Fox News.

He is survived by three children, Monty Grim, Ft. Myers, FL, Jill Ann (Graham) Banister, Raleigh, NC, and Andy (Beverly) Grim, Pasadena, CA; five grandchildren, Constantine Grim, Nicolas Grim, and Alexander Grim, all of Ft. Myers, FL, and Olivia Grim and Jack Grim, both of Pasadena, CA; a great granddaughter on the way, Maryanne; best friend of 36 years, Mary Wingate; and special cousin, Brooks Lingo.

Calvin was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday July 15, 2021, at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel, with Pastor Rusty Clements officiating.  Burial will follow in Black Cemetery, Albany.

Friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel, from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, or one hour prior to service time on Thursday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Service Information

Date: Thursday, July 15, 2021

Time: 10:00 am

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, July 15, 2021

Black Cemetery

Address:

Albany, Indiana


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