Harry A. Grim Jr.
Harry A. Grim Jr., “Pa”, passed from this earthly home to his heavenly home on Saturday, November 26, 2016, at the age of 88. He was born March 6, 1928 in Jersey City, New Jersey to Harry, Sr. and Alice Grimm. Raised on Laguna Madre in Flour Bluff, Harry loved the sea salt air of the Gulf Coast. He was a lifelong member in the Catholic Church and had a deep faith in God. He was a veteran of WW2 serving in the Army Air Corps & Air Force. Earning his bachelor and master degrees enabled him to fulfill his life career and calling of teaching students in high school. He was a Boy Scout leader and Camp Perry Director, spending countless hours to provide adventure for many boys. In retirement he worked as a VA Officer in San Patricio County to assist veterans in receiving their benefits. He became a Grand Knight in the Knights of Columbus of Aransas Pass. Under his leadership the KCs sponsored the Youth Basketball League of Aransas Pass for many years. His ‘hobby passions’ were woodworking, anything mechanical, plants and pets. He built his own home with the help of the ‘love of his life’, Betty. Love for his family ran deep in his life as well as his love for all people. His life can be summed up, as a former Boy Scout in his troop said recently, “Your Dad was a good man. There are many to give witness to it.” He is preceded in death by his wife Betty, his son Michael, daughter-in-law Audrey and his parents. He is survived by his daughter, Beth Stahl (Bubba); 2 grandsons, Dr. Ben Stahl (Kelly) and Dr. Dan Stahl (Chana’); 2 granddaughters, Shawn Dean (Jeff) and Dona Kunkel. Also his great grandchildren, Logan, Reagan, Chandler, Olivia, Charlie, Emma, Camille, Logan and Kaelin. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. with family present to receive friends from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. and Holy Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Thursday December 1, 2016 at Charlie Marshall Funeral Home in Aransas Pass. Funeral service will begin at 10a.m. Friday, December 2, 2016 at Charlie Marshall Funeral Home. Interment with Military Honors will follow at The Palms Memorial Gardens in Portland.