Royce Sims

Royce Loran Sims

Saturday, May 14th, 1932 - Sunday, March 29th, 2020
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Royce Loran Sims
May 14, 1932 – March 29, 2020

Royce Loran Sims, 87, of Stephenville, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2020 at his residence.

Royce was born on May 14, 1932 in Lingleville to the late Hugh Thomas and Edna Odeal Robinson Sims. He married Loy Derelle Elston on December 12, 1953 in Fort Worth and together they raised 4 children. She preceded him in death on April 7, 1995.He later married Nora Potter Laney on November 16, 1999 and she preceded him in death on June 23, 2011. Royce served in the U.S. Air Force and worked as a mechanic. He was a member of the Harvey Baptist Church.

Survivors include his son, Gary Sims and wife Jana of Stephenville; daughters, Sherry McDonald and husband Marlon of Lockney, Gwinda Jones of Stephenville, and Debbie Christian and husband Mike of Stephenville; brothers Norman Sims of Seminole, David Sims of Ft. Worth, and Arlis Sims and wife Shirley of Lingleville; grandchildren, Tyson Evans, Britta Hartman, Tosha Sims, Tyler Sims, Zayde Simmons, Breyson Simmons, Tiffany Card, Jordan Haney, Tara Copeland, Austin Christian, Tess Cutbirth, and Mara Evans; 11 great-grandchildren; and many nephews, nieces and loving family members.

Royce was preceded in death by parents, Hugh and Edna Sims; wife, Derelle Sims; second wife, Nora Sims; sister, Evelyn June Talley; brothers, Donald Ray Sims, Tommy Brooks Sims; and infant brother, Roy Jackson Sims.

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions the family will schedule a memorial service at a later date.
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Jerry Sims

Posted at 05:01pm
So sad to hear of his passing. Loved all my cousins.

The Tucks

Posted at 10:22am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Together with friends finally....are your ears know they are talking about us. :)
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