Donald Butler Grim, age 96, died on November 2, 2020 at Belle Meade Retirement Community, in Southern Pines, NC.
He was born on December 9, 1923 in Reading, PA to Robert Grim and Marjorie Butler Grim. He was enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corp and is a WWII. He received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from University of Illinois. He was an employee of Eastman Kodak for 32 years and traveled the world representing the company. Don was passionate about many things. He loved music, both classical and jazz. He loved travel, reading, a good joke, and anything French. He was a wonderful husband, father and family man.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers.
He is survived to cherish his memory by his wife Harriet Peraldo Grim, daughter, Cyntia Dade (Paul Hargrove), step-daughters Lisa P. Jackson (Roy), Kim P. Gilley (Tony), step-son George H. Peraldo (Melissa), grandchildren Gabriella Bongiorni (Steven), Maxine Dade, Darby Reynolds (Tony), Jonathan Owen (Catherine), great grandchildren James Paul Bongiorni, Austin Reynolds (Hayley), Lauren Reynolds, Sebastian Owen and Isabella Owen and great, great grandson Hudson Reynolds.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Arts Council of Moore County, 482 E Connecticut Ave, Southern Pines, NC 28387, or Patriot Foundation, P.O. Box 5069, Pinehurst, NC 28374.
No services are planned at this time.
Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.