Services for Billy “Bill” Wayne Grimm, 67, of Thorn-dale were held Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Thorndale with Rev. Aaron Kalbas officiating. Burial followed at St. Paul Cemetery in Thorndale.

Mr. Grimm died peacefully on Saturday, July 14, in Rock-dale.

He was born June 1, 1951, in Cameron to Clinton and Ida (Stoebner) Grimm.

He was baptized into Christian faith on June 10, 1951, and confirmed on May 29, 1966, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Thorndale.

He attended Thorndale High School and joined the National Guard.

On Sept. 29, 1973, he married Julaine Schroeder.

Mr. Grimm was the owner and operator of Grimm’s Construction and worked for Commercial Contracting. In 2010, he helped run Schroeder’s Place.

He enjoyed watching rodeos, horse racing, going deer hunting and taking care of his cattle.

Mr. Grimm was preceded in death by his father in 2004, his mother in 1995, brothers John L. Grimm in 1993 and Carroll R. Grimm in 2018, and his father-in-law, Gilbert Schroeder in 2010.

Survivors are his wife, Julaine Grimm; a son, Brandon Grimm; a daughter, Cassie Grimm; a brother, James Grimm and wife Walline of Round Rock; a sister-in-law, Linda Grimm of Thorndale; his mother-in-law, Irene Schroeder of Thorndale; two brothers-in-law, Dennis Schroeder and wife Sallie of Thorndale, Galen Schroeder and wife Mary of Pflugerville; and a special goddaughter, Ari Kornokovich of Thorndale; also, numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Brandon Grimm, Jason Grimm, Johnny Grimm, Shawn Grimm, Eric Garcia, Jason Wooten and Ronnie Mitchell.

Honorary pallbearers were Eddie Greenwood, Charles Buchanan, Shannon Bishop, Carey Goetz, Warren Mirtsching, Shea Mirtsching and Larry Jackson.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran General Fund, P.O. Box 369, Thorn-dale, TX 76577.

Rockdale Reporter

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