Joel Craig Grimmitt

Joel Craig Grimmitt, 64, of Texas City, passed away in his home May 29, 2019.  Joel was born March 4, 1955 to Gene Grimmitt and Wanda Dunnbier in Galveston.  Joel worked in construction and was a loving father and brother.

Joel leaves behind to cherish his memory his daughters Joey Craton and husband Michael, and Lauren Schroeder and husband Jared; sister Trudi Mills and husband Robert; brother Danny Dunnbier and wife Charllot; grandchildren William Craig Schroeder, Thomas Christian Schroeder, Tristan Colt Schroeder, Audrey Claire Schroeder, Joseph Creed Schroeder, Kylie Christine Moss, Haley Alyssa Craton, and Blake Foster Craton; great-grandchild Levi Alexander Moss; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

In his honor a memorial service will be held 10:00 AM, Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Crowder Funeral Home, Dickinson, Texas with Pastor Tim Edwards officiating.


  1. We extend our sincerest condolences to our shared children, Joey and Michael Craton, Lauren and Jared Schroeder, our grandchildren and great-grandson. You were the apple of Joel’s eye. He loved you with an unfailing love. We pray you take consolation in his love for you and the memories shared.

    Diane and Connie Mack Moran
    • Thank y’all so much. Love y’all Jojo❤️

      Joey Craton
  2. I miss you Uncle JuJu but I know your up there with mama and mimi and uncle Richard, give them all a hug for me! I love you

    Rene Williams
  3. Dear Lauren and Joey my deepest sympathies to you both. Your dad was a good guy .He is now in the arms of our Lord and Saviour . I am sorry I am unable to attend the memorial service. . i love you .. Your uncle, Jerry

    Jerry Garza
  4. I’m so sorry for your loss. Even though we were cousins and hadn’t seen each other in years, he holds a special place in my heart! Prayers for you all.

    Sharon Hajko

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