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Ross S. Grimaud

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Posted: Friday, January 25, 2019 5:22 pm

Ross Grimaud passed away peacefully at home in his sleep on Dec. 31, 2018, in Sierra Vista, Arizona. He was 79 years old.

Ross was born Jan. 9, 1939 in Coronado to Beatrice and Lewis Grimaud. He was raised here with his brother, sister and many cousins. He graduated from Coronado High School in 1957.

He then served in the Air Force and was sent to Germany until he was honorably discharged in 1964. Ross came back home to Coronado where he enjoyed working in the shipyards.

He married Carol in 1988 and in the early 90s they moved to Sierra Vista. They were foster parents for many years until Carol’s passing in 2006. Together they changed lives. 

Ross enjoyed nature, playing dominos , making people laugh, family and most of all his grandchildren. They were the light of his life. He will truly be missed.

Ross is survived by three daughters, Nova (Greg) Hulson, Randi Coleman, Julie Coleman; three foster daughters, Stephanie Ochoa, Anna (RJ) Diola, Yvette (Manual) Ortega and many more; ten grandchildren, Kristina (Chris), Ashley (Brandon), Justin (Sarah), Tyler, Jonathan, Halley, Randy, Jordan, Manual Jr., Lizet; and one great grandson, Nicholas; along with cousins, friends and all who loved him. 

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 26 at 1 p.m. at Jensen Mortuary, 5515 S. Hwy 92; Sierra Vista, AZ 85650.