Dr Robert Wilson Sims

Dr Robert Wilson Sims

Birth
Increase, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, USA
Death 22 Oct 1966 (aged 42)
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
Burial Lauderdale County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 26462657 · View Source
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S.SGT. U. S. ARMY, WORLD WAR 11.


Funeral services were to be held today for a top Florida Department of Education official and his 12 years old daughter who were slain by an intruder Saturday night.

Services for Robert W. Sims 42, director of data processing in the education department and his daughter, Joy Lynn, were scheduled for the First Baptist Church.

The bodies will be flown in Gov. Haydon Burns' plane to Meridian, Miss., for burial. Sims was a native of Meridian.

Sims' wife, Helen, was in very critical condition in Tallahassee memorial Hospital with head trauma and leg wounds.

Mr. and Mrs. Sims' 17 years old daughter; Norma Jeanette found the bodies shot in their ranch style home on a quiet street in north Tallahassee, when she returned from a football game.

Published in the Tuscaloosa News October 25, 1966 page 2.


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  • Created by: Robert Miller
  • Added: 28 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26462657
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Robert Wilson Sims (24 Aug 1924–22 Oct 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26462657, citing Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Robert Miller (contributor 46933197) .