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Donald Edwin Sims
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Birth: Jun. 15, 1927
Breckenridge
Stephens County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 19, 2011
Graham
Young County
Texas, USA

Donald Edwin Sims, 83, of Lake Graham, Passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, February 19, 2011 at his home. A graveside service was held on Tuesday, February 22,2011 in Murray, Texas, Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.

Don was born June 15, 1927 in Breckenridge to Cloma Lee and Ruby Lee (Alvey) Sims. Don graduated from high school in Woodson, Texas and attended Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. He entered the Army at the close of World War II. After his honorable discharge he married his high school sweetheart, Nancy Lee Carmack in August 1947 in Stamford, Texas. They enjoyed almost 64 years of wedded bliss. Don was employed by Humble Oil Company, which later became Exxon and retired in 1985 as a Technical Engineer in New Orleans, La. after 35 years of service. As one of his career highlights he accepted an assignment in Alaska to the north Slope pipeline project for one year in Alaska. He and Nancy lived in several west Texas towns including Merkel, Rule and Stamford. They moved to Lake Graham in 1984 when he retired.
He was a World War Ii Veteran and a lifetime MAson.

He was a gentle and humorous man who liked gardening and tending to his fruit trees, also liked to fish and worke hard at anything he did.

He was precede in death by his parents, a daughter Nancy Kay Cowel, a brother, Wayne Sims, and sister Leman Gardner.

Survivors: wife, Nancy Sims of Graham; sons, Donald Scott Sims and Carol Green of Arlington and Kerry Wayne Sims and wife Sharon of Dallas; two grandsons, two granddaughters and several great grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Cloma Lee Sims (1893 - 1975)
  Ruby Lee Alvin Sims (1903 - 1975)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Lee Carmack Sims (1928 - 2012)*
 
 Children:
  Nancy Kay Sims Cowell (1952 - 1993)*
 
 Sibling:
  Ruby Lehman Sims Gardner (1924 - 2011)*
  Donald Edwin Sims (1927 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Sourse of Information: Morrison Funeral Home, Graham, Texas
 
Burial:
Murray Cemetery
Murray
Young County
Texas, USA
Plot: Price,NE 10 E
 
Created by: Mayme Lowrance
Record added: Feb 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65919162
Donald Edwin Sims
Added by: Kent Pettus
 
Donald Edwin Sims
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- Searchers of our Past
 Added: Feb. 8, 2012
A Lifetime Mason.
- Mayme Lowrance
 Added: Feb. 20, 2011
World War II Veteran.
- Mayme Lowrance
 Added: Feb. 20, 2011
 
 
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