MOYOCK- Thomas Allen Grimes, 56, passed away July 9, 2012 in Chesapeake. He is the son of the late Alton W. Grimes, Sr. and Mauda Ashby. Besides his parents he is preceded in death by his best friend Donald Brown. Thomas served his community proudly in the Norfolk Police Department retiring after 26 years of service.
He is survived by his daughter, Katheryn Grimes; Vickie Grimes, the mother of his beloved daughter and her son Joshua Smith; brother, Alton Grimes, Jr.; sister, Ella Grimes-Babione and several nephews and great nephews.
Services will beheld Saturday at 12 noon at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 5767 Sellgar Drive, Norfolk. Please use the links provided to sign the online guest book. Memorial donations may be made to the Norfolk Fire Credit Union, 4100 East Virginia Beach Blvd, Norfolk, 23502.Send Flowers
Rest in Peace, Tommy. I was your first (rookie)but not your last, now you can lead us to the promise land first, take care, Tommy.
God Speed my friend.
You will be missed.
You left us too soon…Next time I see the clouds blowing by, I will know it is just you and Doc having another cup of coffee and going to another call…together again…Rest in peace…
I have a lot of old memories of you and Doc Brown. You will be missed; Rest in peace Tommy.
Even though I had not seen you in years, you were thought of often and fondly. You were a big teddy bear and will be greatly missed.
Tommy left this earth way too soon. Cherish the time you had together, and hold them and his memory close to your heart. Time will ease the pain, but the memories will last, and bring a smile to you when you least expect it.
I will miss you even though we had not been together for over 35 years. You were my first love and I will never forget what we once had. My heart will always be with you.
Tommy i have alot of good memories that will live forever in my heart and in my mind!! Even thou you are in heaven now you will always live in the people you touched and helped in life!! Rest in Peace my friend you will never be forgotten!!
Its been over a month now..i feel your presence all the time. I wish i could have one more conversation or just one more hug. I know thats not gonna happen..but me and squishums still miss you terribly. I know i will be seeing you again my best good friend and i cant wait. I love you tommy and miss you with all my heart. Best friends like you just dont come every day.
Tommy I was soo blessed to have met you. You always had away of seeing the best in people and having a positive attitude. Everytime I see my Coca Cola swing I think of you. Please keep an extra eye on me every once in awhile cause you always did.
You will be thought of often and I will cherish getting to know you as my friend and knowing your beautiful daughter Katherine Grimes. You were a good man, a good father and a kind and dependable friend. Peace be with my brother! See you on the other side.
Vickie, I’m so sorry th read about this i know you will truely miss him. Haven’t kept up i’ve been so busy, but now that i know where and how you are, shoot me a line and say hello.. love ya… always, u know that…. wayne…
Hi my friend..love you and miss you. Just wanted to say hey..i tell you i love you everyday. I know you hear me and i know you see what me and squishums are going thru. I just pray that you will help us be there with us thru these tough times. You were our rock and our constant. Miss you Tommy
Hey!!! Long time no see my friend. Just wanted to tell you we miss you. I love you with all my heart Tommy. I thought by now it would be easier but its not. Me and Squishums still cry once a day, whether we need it or not. Shes gonna be 18 in less than a month from now. We never thought you werent gonna be here for it. But I promise you Tommy I will make it the best 18th party. I will do it the way that you would want it done. You were always the best at that stuff. Anyways, just wanted you to know that. We still miss you terribly and we still feel you here. Love you with all my heart Tommy, and tell Doc we said hey and we love him too. Take care my best friend and I will be seeing you soon. Love you…Vic
So I know its been a minute since i came back but i needed some time. Kats bday of course was awesome. I was in bed by 9, but you know this already. We got your outside lights up, we still havent figured out the timers. We need to get the book, Light Timers for Idiots. We are going to Grand China Buffet for your birthday. We miss you so much, and thank you for looking out for us. We definitly know when you are here. I love you Tommy and still missing you bunches. I will be seeing you soon. Vic
Hey Tommy, Kat is fixin to graduate from high school. We still miss you to pieces. Guess as you have seen we have had to sell the house cuz we couldn’t afford it anymore but its all good. Once Kat graduates she will be living with me. I love you Tommy, and miss you so much. Give Mr. J a hug for us. I did what I could for him Tommy, I promise. I love you. Don’t be afraid to come visit me from time to time.