|Birth: ||Feb. 28, 1912|
|Death: ||Jul. 31, 2002|
NORTH MANCHESTER — Albert Sims Sr., 90, Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester, died at 3:32 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2002, at the Peabody Healthcare Center. He was born on Feb. 28, 1912, in North Manchester, to Floyd and Birtie (Hawkins) Sims. He married Florence Hoover on May 30, 1934; she survives.
He was a custodian at Laketon Elementary School, retiring in 1974. He was the owner of Sims Printing, Laketon, for 30 years, and owned Sims Grocery, Laketon, from 1950 to 1960. He also was employed at Priser's Auto for several years. He was a member of Servia United Church of Christ and a former member of the Laketon Lions Club.
Also surviving are two sons, James (Joanne) Sims, Warsaw, and Floyd (Carol) Sims, South Milford; daughter, Marjorie (John) Gorrell, Pleasant Lake; 13 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. A brother is deceased.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the DeLaughter-McKee Mortuary North Manchester Chapel. The Rev. William Hainstock will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Servia. Friends may call at the mortuary two hours prior to services. Preferred memorials are to the Servia United Church of Christ.
Obit Published in - Plain Dealer, Wabash, IN
Birtie M Bordy Sims (1890 - 1983)
Florence Hoover Sims (1911 - 2005)
Lloyd Ellsworth Sims (1910 - 1931)*
Albert Sims (1912 - 2002)
Created by: JD Moore II
Record added: Jun 07, 2011
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