David Raymond Sims
David Raymond Sims, 45, of Lone Grove, OK and formerly of Bryan and Conroe, TX, passed away on Friday, July 9, 2010. Services are set for 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at Union Grove Baptist Church in Richards, TX. Pastor Bob Lynch will officiate. Interment will follow in Wheat Cemetery in Millican, TX. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home Chapel in Bryan.
David was born on July 5, 1965 in Conroe, TX to Charlotte Dianne Cranford and David James Sims. He attended Conroe High School and Blinn Junior College where he was able to expand his love of history. David was formerly employed by the City of College Station.
David was a Father, Step-Dad, Son, Brother, and Uncle and will be greatly missed but we know as Christians that we WILL see him again.
He is preceded in death by his father, David James Sims; father-in-law Hershel Ashley; step-son Benjamen Love; sister Cynthia Arlene Sims; maternal grandparents James “Happy” Preston and Media Mae Cranford; paternal grandmother Myrtis Alene Sims; aunts Cynthia Ann Sims and Joyce Simpson; uncles James “Jim” H. and Roger Cranford.
Survivors include his wife, Shelia Sims of Lone Grove, OK; his mother, Charlotte Sims of Richards, TX; sons Scott and Steven Sims of Colfax, LA; step-son Brad Love and wife Mekenzie of Lone Grove, OK; step-daughter Jessica Love and fiancé
Joshua Todd of Dickson, OK; brother Paul Sims and wife Jeannie of Willis, TX; brother Jared Sims and wife Joanne of Richards, TX; sister Mary Garcia and husband Joe of Richards; paternal grandfather James T. Sims of Willis, TX; mother-in-law Mary Ann Ashley of Ardmore, OK; nephews Joshua, Brian, and Garrett Sims and T.J. Soos; nieces Allison Garcia and Chrissy Soos; aunt Reta Nelson and husband Larry and uncle Warren “Rink” Cranford of Richards, TX.