John Wm. “Bill” Grimm, 91, of Hopedale, Ohio, died in Trinity East, Steubenville, June 2. He was born in Hopedale, Oct. 9, 1924, son of the late John H. and Gladys P. Baldwin Grimm. Also preceding him in death were two sisters, S. Bernice Anderson and Patricia A. Trochelman. Bill was a partner in GEM Lumber Co. in Hopedale for 20 years. He was a WWII Army veteran serving in the Pacified Theater in the Signal Corp., a 1943 graduate of Hopedale High School, member of Masonic Lodge #333, Unionport, member of Hopedale VFW Post 747 and life member of Hopedale American Legion 682.

Bill is survived by nieces, nephews and a host of friends. The family wishes to extend special thanks to Jerry Jackson and Kay Birney for their friendship and support over many years.

In honor of Bill’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hopedale American Legion, Hopedale VFW or a charity of your choice. Blackburn Funeral Home, Hopedale has assisted in arrangements.