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Monday, August 25, 2014

Remembering Grandpa Robert Eimes ~ 1898-1979 ~




Robert Newton Ijames-Eimes, grandpa of yours truly, died on this date in 1979, in Louisville, Kentucky.

This newspaper piece above was given to me by my aunt Ginnie, Robert's daughter. It is the only photo that she has found of him and I am so grateful aunt Ginnie shared it with me. She said he was quite the character . . . sure would have liked to have known him.  Rest in Peace dear grandpa Robert. 



2 comments:

Michelle Ganus Taggart said...

What a fun picture! Of course I love any picture of an ancestor, but I especially love those that are more random and catch them in their day to day tasks as it seems to tell more of their story. So glad she kept the newspaper and even more glad that she shared it with you.

Sheryl said...

Some of my favorite pictures are candid shots like this one.