Cole Davis Grimes, age 20, of Vandalia, MO, passed away at 2:02 p.m. Monday, February 22, 2021, after injuries sustained from an automotive accident in Mexico, MO.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 27, 2021, at the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA in Vandalia. Pastor Michael Phillips and Pastor Caleb Adams will officiate the services. Burial will be in the Vandalia Cemetery following the service.
A visitation celebrating the life of Cole Davis Grimes will be held from 11:00 a.m. until time of service Saturday, February 27, 2021, at the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA.
Cole was born on August 11, 2000, in Mexico, MO, the son of Kristopher and Kerrie (Pace) Grimes.
Survivors include his parents, Kristopher and Kerrie Grimes of Vandalia; one brother, Grant Grimes of Vandalia; two grandmothers, Merry Sue Pace of Mexico, MO and Vickie Persons of Perry, MO; several aunts, nieces, nephews and an abundance of loving friends.
He was preceded in death by a grandfather, Robert Davis Pace.
Cole was a member of Jordan Pentecostal Church in Troy, MO and was an Hope Corps alumni of Wilson University in California. Hope Corps is a means of advancing the kingdom of God through involving Apostolic people in meaningful kingdom building activities globally. He was currently attending Moberly Area Community College pursing a degree in nursing. Cole had a passion for the word and ways of God and wanted to be a servant in the Kingdom of God. Cole loved music and spending time with family and friends. He was the worship leader of Jordan Pentecostal, sang, played the drums and piano, he had a driving passion for sharing the word of God through his music. Cole enjoyed spending time at the YMCA in Vandalia, bass fishing, deer hunting, 4-wheelers, and basketball games. He loved sitting around coffee shops visiting with friends. Cole made friends easily and everywhere he went, he will be missed by his family, church community, friends and everyone who met him.
Pallbearers will be Grant Grimes, Kaleb Phillips, Tony Ambrocio, Zach Salazar, Josh Blash, Austin Parks and Morgan Regot.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jordan Pentecostal Church 309 Main St., Troy, MO, 63379.
Online condolences may be made to the family and video tribute viewed on Cole's memorial page at www.watersfuneral.com