Jude Michael Grimes celebrated his third birthday anniversary on February 5, 2017. He is the son of Shane and Chelsea Grimes of Bethesda. His grandparents from Barnesville are Richard and Janie Pryor, Kathy Brown, John and Crystal Grimes. His great-grandparents, also of Barnesville, are Donald and Nancy Grear, Richard and Sandra Pryor, Terry and Ellen Brown, Wilma and the late C Robert Grimes.

A "Paw Patrol" party has since been held in his honor with family and friends attending.