Otto L. Sims

Otto L. Sims

Birth
Georgia, USA
Death 30 Apr 2014 (aged 88)
Gwinnett County, Georgia, USA
Burial Buford, Hall County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 129106793 · View Source
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s/o Zed and Ruby Franklin Sims
h/o Catherine House
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DACULA Otto Sims Otto L. Sims, age 88, of Dacula, Georgia, entered into rest on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Catherine House Sims in March, 2012. He is survived by four children; Greg and Sherrie Sims of Clayton, GA, Raymon and Gay Stancel of Cumming, GA, Cathy and Stan Mayweather of Lawrenceville, GA, Ginger and Gary Powell of Lawrenceville, GA; five grandchildren, Jacob and Josie Franklin, Rachel and John Stancel, Patrick Powell, Chandler Powell, and Chase Powell; sisters, Willajean Stewart and Shirley Reese; brother, Cratie Sims; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends. Otto Sims was born in Dacula, Georgia, on November 12, 1925 to Zed and Ruby Franklin Sims. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served during World War II in the 99th Field Artillery Battalion in the Southern Phillipines. He received the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Army of Occupation (Japan) Ribbon Victory Ribbon, and 2 overseas Service Bars. He worked for many years at Lanier, Scripto, and retired from Kraft Foods. Otto was a member at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Dacula. He enjoyed working in his garden and riding his John Deere lawn mover. He was a devoted Husband, loving Father and loving Papa. Otto will be dearly missed by his adoring family and many friends. The Service Honoring the Life of Otto will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014, at 11:00 A.M. at Tom M. Wages Lawrenceville Chapel with Pastor Derek Spain officiating and his daughter, Cathy delivering the Eulogy with Army Military Honors rendered at the end of the service in the Chapel. A private burial will follow at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends on Friday from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 2302 Park Lake Drive, Atlanta, GA 30345 in memory of Otto L. Sims.


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  • Created by: DBSims
  • Added: 3 May 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 129106793
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Otto L. Sims (12 Nov 1925–30 Apr 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 129106793, citing Broadlawn Memorial Gardens, Buford, Hall County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by DBSims (contributor 47828835) .