9:35 PM EST, January 18, 2013
Ervin Epp Grimmett, 72, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Va.
Born Nov. 22, 1940, in Man, W.Va., he was the son of the late Wayne Anderson Sr. and Ella Mae Hatfield Grimmett.
He was of the Baptist faith.
He graduated from Man High School and attended Marshall University.
He was an optical technician for Wholesale Optical Laboratory Manufacturing.
Mr. Grimmett was a member of B.P.O Elks Lodge 2266 in Glen Burnie, Md., and Berkeley Springs Moose Lodge 1483.
He was an avid golfer, fisherman, traveler, camper, and loved his family.
Ervin is survived by his wife, Betty Florence Alexander Grimmett at home; one son, Keith Grimmett of Warfordsburg, Pa.; one daughter, Julie Haber and her husband, David, of Stevensville, Md.; and three granddaughters, Allison Grimmett of Warfordsburg, and Holly and Lauren Haber, both of Stevensville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Lula Morrison; and four brothers, Orville Grimmett, Frank Grimmett, Willie Grimmett and Wayne Grimmett Jr.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union St., Berkeley Springs, with the Rev. Daniel Montague officiating.
Family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 2102 Kanawha Blvd., Charleston, WV 25311.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.helsleyjohnsonfh.com.
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