Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Robi's Obituary

This obituary will print in the Southern Utah Spectrum Newspaper Thursday, August 4th and Friday, August 5, 2011. It will also print in the Las Vegas Review Journal on Friday, August 5, 2011.

Robert Alan Grimshaw, 31, of North Las Vegas, NV, passed into the loving arms his Heavenly Father on Friday, July 29, 2011, after a courageous battle with a rare form of cancer.

Rob was born in Beaver, Utah, on September 20, 1979, to Alan Smith Grimshaw and Dawna Denise (Deedy) Sheppard Grimshaw.  He was the youngest of four children.  Rob married his high school sweetheart, Amber Lee Turner, and was sealed to her for time and all eternity in the Las Vegas, Nevada, LDS temple on February 26, 2011.  Rob and Amber are the parents of two beautiful daughters. 

Rob was a graduate of Eldorado High School in Las Vegas, where he was a standout soccer player.  His abilities led him to play locally at CSN and on indoor teams.  Away from the pitch, Rob was an accomplished guitarist/music composer, youth soccer coach, and Webelos leader.  Other interests included hiking and fishing.  He will be remembered by all who knew him for his witty banter, love of children, love for family, ability to think outside the box, and keen insight into one’s soul.

Rob is survived by: his wife, Amber; daughters Joslyn Talor (8) and Savannah Riley (2); father, Alan, sisters Tamara Byington (Eric) and Teresa Baer (Mark); three nephews and two nieces.

Rob was preceded in death by: his mother, Deedy Grimshaw; brother, Alan Oliver Grimshaw; and nephew, Riley Byington. 

Services will be held at the San Destin Ward Chapel of the LDS church, located at 5975 Clayton St (at Tropical), N. Las Vegas, NV.  Visitation will be held Saturday, August 6, from 9:00-10:30 am, with the funeral services beginning at 11:00 am. 

**Flowers can be sent to the church where his service is being held - 5975 Clayton St., North Las Vegas, NV 89031

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