William Charles “Bill” Grimmett passed away August 2, 2019. He was born on March 28, 1934, to Casey and Gladys (Garoutte) Grimmett.

Bill attended and graduated school in Republic. He proudly served his country in Korea.

He went on to work at MFA Plant Foods and worked over 30 years as a maintenance supervisor at Fasco, in Ozark.

Bill was able to fix anything. One of his favorite pastimes was trading and buying Chevy trucks. He also loved his grandchildren greatly.

Bill is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Sue.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Shirley (Lee); their only child, Shelly and her husband, Steve Crawford; three grandchildren, B.J. Crawford, Michael Crawford and Jamie Dryer (Calvin); and one great-granddaughter, Hadley.

A special thank you to the staff of Colonial Springs Healthcare Facility of Buffalo, who have cared for him the last few months.

A visitation will be held for Bill on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. with a funeral service at 11 a.m. at Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Calvary Chapel Building Fund, Buffalo, Missouri. Friends and family may leave online condolences at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com.

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