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515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-7500
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-7500
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-7500

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Gerald Sims

Gerald R. Sims Jr.

Tuesday, April 13th, 1954 - Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Obituary

Gerald R. Sims, Jr., 65, husband of Dana L. Sims, died Thursday, August 22, 2019, at Prisma Health Tuomey.

Born April 13, 1954, in Washington, IN, he was the son of Bonnie Grove Haste and the late Gerald R. Sims, Sr. Mr. Sims was a member of Alice Drive Baptist Church. He was a Mason and served as Past Master of the Moore Masonic Lodge in Odon, IN. He was U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War Era. He retired from the Department of Defense.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years; his mother of Sumter; two children, Auddra Sims Livingston (Michael) of Sumter and Erick D. “Doug” Sims (Jennifer) of Bloomington, IN; grandchildren, Nate Livingston, Corbin Livingston, Rowan Sims, and Harper Sims; a sister, Jana Lee (Pete) of Fredericktown, MO; and a step-brother, Thom Haste (Patricia) of Clayton, IN.

A funeral service will be held at 2 P.M. Sunday at Alice Drive Baptist Church with the Rev. Jock Hendricks officiating.

A graveside service will be held at 11 A.M. Wednesday in the Walnut Hill Cemetery in Odon, IN.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 P.M. Sunday at Alice Drive Baptist Church and from 4 to 8 P.M. Tuesday at the Meng Family Funeral Home in Odon, IN.

Memorials may be made to the Alice Drive Baptist Church Helps Ministry, 1305 Loring Mill Rd., Sumter, SC 29150.

Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter and Meng Family Funeral Home of Odon, IN are in charge of the arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, August 25th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Sunday, August 25th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Alice Drive Baptist Church
    Address
    1305 Loring Mill Road
    SUMTER, SC 29150
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  • Second Visitation

    Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Meng Family Funeral Home
    Address
    616 East Elnore St.
    ODON, IN 47562
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  • Service

    Sunday, August 25th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Sunday, August 25th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Alice Drive Baptist Church
    Address
    1305 Loring Mill Road
    SUMTER, SC 29150
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    Officiant
    Rev. Jock Hendricks
  • Interment

    Location
    Walnut Hill Cemetery
    Address
    ODON, IN 47562
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803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net