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Bobbie Ray Grimball
  • In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made in Mr. Bobbie's name to:
  • First Baptist Church of Patterson
    P.O. Box 397
    Patterson, LA 70392
  • In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made in Mr. Bobbie's name to:
  • American Legion, Post 242
    P.O. Box 730
    Patterson, LA 70392

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“So sorry for the loss of your dear father. Sending prayers for your family. ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Christine & Frank Martinez - LA

“May God Bless the Soul of Mr. Grimball, and may God Bless the Hearts of His Family!!! Kathy, Keith and Peggy I express my Heart-Felt Sympathy to...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Ray Dewey - Patterson, LA

“Gonna miss you comrad 25 years as fellow legionair R I P Bobby ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Ronald Dupre - Ricohoc, LA

“Ms Luby, and Family, So sorry for your loss and praying for your comfort. God bless you. ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: John &Karen Elliott - LA

“Ms Luby, I am so sorry for your loss. Mr Bobbie was such a great man. He will be missed. Diane Perkins Kelley ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Diane Perkins Kelley - New Boston, TX

“Sorry to hear about Bobby ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Wayne and France's Grimball - AL

“Kathy and Keith, my prayers are with you and your family during the loss of your father. Take comfort that God has taken his hand so that he can...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Michele Picou - Patterson, LA

“Our Heart and Prayers are with the Family, Mr. Bobbie will sure be missed .Love Ya'll !!! ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Janice and Ray Primeaux - LA

“Luby, My deepest sympathy to you and your family. ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Terrance Grimball - Sulphur, LA

“We are deeply sorry to hear about Bobby. Our prayers are with you'all ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Marie and Mario Pizzo - LA

“Ms. Luby, Tim, Kathy, Connie, Keith, & Peggy, I am very sorry for your loss. Mr. Bobbie was a dear friend to my dad and did so much to help him. As...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Jackie Broussard LaBruyere - LA

“To my dear friends So for your loss. May God give each of you peace to know he is with our Lord. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Nat DeHart - Berwick, LA

“My Deepest Sympathy for the Grimball Family, so Sorry for your loss, Heaven is Rejoicing of its newest Angel ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Kim Ford - Denham Springs, LA

“Dear Peggy and Family I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Please know I am thinking and praying for you. May he rest in peace. ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Kathy Tourney - Franklin, LA

“Rest in Peace Mr. Bobbie! You will be missed by ALL who new you. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Lori Beadle - Morgan City, LA

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers during this difficult time. May Mr. Bobby rest in God's eternal peace and may the Lord console your...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: ~ Staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

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Funeral services for Bobbie Ray Grimball, 82, will be held Friday, March 6, 2015, at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Patterson. He will be laid to rest with military honors in St. Joseph Cemetery. The Rev. Wayne Elliot will conduct the services. Military honors will be provided by the United States Navy and the East St. Mary Veteran's Funeral Squad.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Ibert's Mortuary in Patterson from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., with a memorial service conducted by the American Legion, Post 242 at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will resume Friday at First Baptist Church of Patterson at 8 a.m. and continue until time of service at 11 a.m.

Bobbie was a native of St. Landry and resident of Patterson for the past 60 years, who passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at his residence. He attended Bayou Chicot High School. At the age of 18 he enlisted in the United States Navy, having served during the Korean War on the USS Electra. Following his military service, he married the love of his life, Luby Dauzat. They then moved to Patterson and began their life together and raising a family. He worked for Halliburton for 30 years, retiring in 1985. While working for Halliburton, he also ran his own business, Grimball's Tax Service, which he operated until recently. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion, Post 242, in Patterson as well as the 40 & 8, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Patterson. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, and gardening.

Bobbie is survived by his wife of 60 years, Luby Dauzat Grimball of Patterson; two sons, Tim Grimball and his wife Kim of Lafayette and Keith Grimball and his wife Michelle of Patterson; three daughters, Kathy Primeaux and her companion Woody Carlin of Bayou Vista, Connie Thomas and her husband Billy of Berwick, and Peggy Gaspard of Berwick.

He also is survived by eight grandchildren, Tara Boudreaux and her husband Jimmy and Lindsey Foley and her husband Zane, both of Youngsville, Clint Cortez and his wife Paola of Sarasota, Florida, Jeremy Hancox and his wife Crystal of Youngsville, Bill Thomas and his companion Amy Prevost of Berwick, Bridgette Taylor and her husband Gary of Patterson, and Louis A. Gaspard Jr. and wife Lauren, and Lee Roy Gaspard, both of New Iberia; and eight great-grandchildren, Chloe' Cortez, Dalton Cortez, Emery Hancox, Daxton Hancox, Addison Thomas, Lainey Taylor, Caleb Boudreaux and Zane Foley.

Other survivors include two sisters, Maxine Perkins of Pineville and Joyce Sparkman and her husband Louis of Zachary; and two brothers, Harvey Grimball and his wife Connie of Zachary and Willard Grimball and his wife Terry of Baton Rouge.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd O. Grimball Sr. and Amelia Castete Grimball; two brothers, Larry Grimball and Floyd Grimball Jr.; a son-in-law, Randy Primeaux; a grandson, Ross Grimball; and a brother-in-law, Jarrell Perkins Sr.

Pallbearers will be Keith Grimball, Clint Cortez, Jeremy Hancox, Bill Thomas, David Cole, Herman "Bubba" Richard, Gary Taylor, and Louis A. Gaspard Jr.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made in Mr. Bobbie's name to First Baptist Church of Patterson, P.O. Box 397, Patterson, LA 70392, or to the American Legion Post 242, P.O. Box 730 , Patterson, LA 70392.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary Inc., 1111 Lia Street, Patterson, LA 70392, 985-395-7873.