Albert A. Grimm
Head - Albert went to his heavenly home on July 26, 2017. He was
born March 1, 1924 in Halethorpe, Maryland to the late George Henry
Grimm and Clara Elizabeth Griffin. Along with his parents, Albert
was predeceased by his five brothers Emil, George, Frank, James, and
Edward, and his sister, Mary.
Albert is survived by his
wife, Shirley of 65 years and three children; Susan Saulsbury and
husband Mark, Alicia Wingate and husband Douglas, and William Grimm and
wife Simin. He is also survived by three grandchildren; Alison Lawhorne
and husband Jeremy, Jonathan Wingate, and Cara Wingate.
was a proud World War II veteran, serving in the Navy aboard the USS
Alabama. He was a plank owner, an original crew member, of the
ship. He was a graduate of the University of Baltimore, a Boy
Scout executive, a Housing Authority manager, and a medical
administrator for the State of Maryland. Albert's service for
others included scout leader, church elder, and social services
volunteer. Albert was a dedicated Outer Banks Presbyterian Church
member who served on numerous committees and operated the church sound
system for many years.
Albert's motto was "My work is not my
life. My life is my work." Most of all, God gave his family the
best husband, father, and grandfather they could have. Friends and
family will forever cherish his quick wit, adventurous nature, and
The Grimm family is ever so grateful to Dare
County Home Health and Hospice for the loving care provided over the
past year. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to
Dare County Home Health and Hospice, PO Box 1000 Manteo, North Carolina
27954 or to the USS Alabama PO Box 65 Mobile, Alabama 36601.
memorial service to celebrate Albert's life will be held at the Outer
Banks Presbyterian Church in Kill Devil Hills, NC on Thursday August
10, 2017 at 2 pm.
Condolences to the family may be
expressed at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral
Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.