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Mark Abram Grimes

December 5, 1949 — February 9, 2022

Mark Abram Grimes, 72, of Englewood, Florida, passed away peacefully on February 9, 2022. He was born on December 5, 1949, son of the late James and Josephine Grimes. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, James “Mike” Grimes. He is survived by his children, Sean Grimes of St. Petersburg, Florida, Ashley Grimes of Englewood, Florida and Meghan Grimes of Clewiston, Florida; grandchildren, John, Mackenzie, Chloe, Cole and Logan; brother, John Grimes and the late Barbara Grimes of Tipp City, Ohio; nieces and nephews, Amanda Dahmen of Troy, Heather Fetty of Beavercreek, Liz Moylan of Florida and Jeffrey Grimes of Florida; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews. Mark received his AA from Wenatchee Valley College, his BA in Education from Central Washington State College and his Master of Physical Education from Idaho State University. Mark taught and coached for 39 years. He was a history teacher at Clewiston High School and a history and PE teacher at Southeast High School. He coached football, basketball, cross country and track and field and was referred to by many as "Coach". He was a proud veteran serving in the United States Army and was in the Florida National Guard for over 22 years. Mark loved spending time with his family and enjoyed travelling to Ohio to visit with family. His smile and laughter would light up a room and he will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Graveside service with military honors will be held on Friday, March 18, 2022 at 2:00p.m. at Glen Forest Cemetery, Yellow Springs, Ohio. Condolences may be expressed to his family by visiting

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