Obituary: Joseph Grimland

Grimland, Joseph Rush Jr passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 26, 2018. Joe, “Little Joe”, was born in Big Spring, Texas, spent most of his childhood in Grand Prairie and raised his daughters with his beloved wife Nita in Plano, Texas. His final years were spent in Mabank, Texas with his adored wife Maria.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents Joe Grimland, Sr and Jamie Meador Grimland, his wife of 39 years Anita Wishcamper Grimland, their first child Jason Rush Grimland and stepson Raul “R.J.” Roa.

He is survived by his much loved second wife Maria Grimland; daughters Kaley Grimland, Molly Grimland Smith; step-daughters Pamela Roa Hipp, Margo Roa; sons-in-law Edgar Mendoza, Hunter Smith and Aaron Hipp and seven beautiful grandchildren.

Joe was a proud graduate of University of Texas at Austin. He served his country in the Army as a First Lieutenant in the Vietnam War. He was a doting father who loved to share his passions with his family and friends. He loved the outdoors, particularly hunting, fishing, backpacking and camping. He also was a lover of music, dancing, and watching sunsets at his lake house.

He will be dearly missed by many. Please come celebrate Joe’s life in a casual gathering on Saturday June 30, 2018 starting at 3:00 P.M. at 109 Adelia Road, Mabank, Texas 75156.

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