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John Adam Eimes
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1931
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1997
Maryland Heights
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA

John A. Eimes, 65; Former Military Instructor At CBC

John A. Eimes, a former teacher and military instructor at Christian Brothers College high school, died Tuesday (Jan 14, 1997) at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur after a brief illness. He was 65 and lived in Maryland Heights.

Mr. Eimes was senior Army instructor of the ROTC program at CBC, where he taught psychology and history and was the rifle instructor and tennis coach. He retired in 1988. He also taught business for 15 years at the Columbia College-St. Louis campus on Woodson Road.

He was born in Louisville, Ky. He earned a bachelor's degree at Columbia College in Columbia, Mo, and a master's degree from what is now Webster University. He served in the Army for 21 years. He fought in the Korean War and was wounded in battle.

He also served as a military adviser in the Vietnam War. He retired as a master sergeant in 1968. Mr. Eimes was the grandfather of Ronald Michael Murphy, the infant who at 11 weeks old received a heart transplant in November at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Mr. Eimes nicknamed his grandson "Brave Heart."

Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today at Collier's Funeral Home, 3400 North Lindbergh Boulevard, St. Ann. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Blaise Catholic Church, 3130 Parkwood Lane, Maryland Heights. Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Among the survivors, in addition to his grandson, are two daughters, Gigi M (Jim) Hassos of Hazelwood and Catherine (Ronald) Murphy of St. Ann; a son, John Eimes of Jefferson County; a sister, Virginia Behr, of Louisville, KY. and six other grandchildren.

Daughter, Virginia 'Gini' (Steve) Webb of San Diego, CA and Father of his late son, Michael T.Eimes (1974-1997).

 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Newton Ijames-Eimes (1898 - 1979)
  Inez Tabeling Arbogast (1908 - 1983)
 
 Spouse:
  Elfriede Haf Haf-Serafin (1933 - 2010)*
 
 Children:
  Michael Thomas Eimes (1974 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  James E. Eimes (1924 - 1989)*
  William Henry Eimes (1927 - 1981)*
  John Adam Eimes (1931 - 1997)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
JOHN A
EIMES
MSG
US ARMY
KOREA
VIETNAM
DEC 27 1931
JAN 14 1997

 
Burial:
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Lemay
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Gini Webb
Record added: Jan 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64317128
John Adam Eimes
Added by: Gini Webb
 
John Adam Eimes
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John Adam Eimes
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- Gini Webb
 Added: Aug. 29, 2014
You will always be remembered by many. Therefore you will live forever in the hearts and minds, and souls of every student that you taught at CBC.
- Timothy Tumbrink
 Added: May. 7, 2014
Happy Birthday John Adam. Thank you for serving our Country. Now rest with God.
- Betty Harrigill, Hall
 Added: Dec. 27, 2013
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