Michael A. Grimes

September 02, 1969 ‒ May 13, 2020

Delaware, Ohio

Michael A. Grimes, age 50 of Delaware, OH, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020 in Delaware. He was born September 2, 1969 in Jerseyville, IL to Barbara (Lovelace) Grimes and the late Timothy Grimes.

Left to cherish Michael’s memory are his wife Valerie of 10 years; sons: Timothy and Joshua Grimes; mother, Barbara Grimes; brother, Mark Grimes; and several other relatives and friends.

Michael enjoyed watching any and all sports, and was a Dallas Cowboys fan. He was a very friendly and outgoing person. Michael loved meeting new people, and sharing stories with them. He served in the Army and Marines.  He was a member of Newstart Church.  Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family.

Due to the national emergency relating to the Coronavirus, the family has decided to postpone any public celebration of life services until a later date to be announced.

Donations in Michael’s memory may be made to Newstart Church or the American Heart Association.

To leave a message of condolence to Michael’s family, or to share a special memory, please visit snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the Grimes family.

  • Valerie, I am so sorry for your loss. Michael was a nice guy. Sending prayers to you and the boys.

  • Valerie and family, I am sorry beyond words to hear of Mike’s passing. He was one of my favorites to work with and always had a story or a meme to share. We will miss him beyond words.He was always talking about you and his sons. Please let me know if there’s anything we can do to help at any time.

    Isaac Albright, Delaware Papa Johns GM

  • I am so sorry for your loss! Prayers out to the family during this difficult time. I worked with Mike and he was a very good person.

  • Mike’s good freindly nature will be missed. I have not met Mike’s family but you are in my thoughts and prayers

  • Valerie,
    I am so sorry to hear this. You and the boys have my deepest sympathy. I will be praying for all of you for God”s comfort and strength.

  • Only worked with Mike for a short time
    But he always had a smile on his face and a story to share! Prayers for the family during this very difficult time.

  • I am blessed to have met this man. He is very good at texting people good things about themselves … I enjoyed our time working together. We were friends before coworkers. He has left a beautiful imprint of his own energy and essence that will carry on for eternity❤️ I send healing love to the family

  • Valerie, Joe and I lift prayers for you and the boys. We share in your sadness and pray God’s abundant love and peace surround you today and in the days to come.

  • Valerie,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We will have you and the boys in our prayers!!
    Valerie, You and the boys have OUR deepest sympathy and LOVE.
    Please keep in touch so we can help in anyway needed!!


  • I am continuing my prayers for all of you. May you hold all the special memories in your hearts.
    Special hug to my Timothy!