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William Robert Sims

June 15, 1946 ~ January 6, 2022 (age 75)


Mr. William Robert Sims was born in Harvey, Illinois on June 15, 1946, the son of the late Levoyd and Ethel Sims.  He passed from this life on Thursday, January 6, 2022, at Vanderbilt Tullahoma – Harton Hospital in Tullahoma, TN.  William was a United States Army veteran, and he retired from Ford Motor Company after many years.  He was also a member of New Life United Pentecostal Church in Normandy, TN.  William enjoyed fishing, taking long drives to find new restaurants to try, and spending time with his family.


In addition to his parents, William is also preceded in death by his beloved wife of 30 years, Elaine Grant Sims; son-in-law, Tim Earp; brother, Donald Sims.  He is survived by his two daughters, Laura Earp and Andrea Payne (Robert).


The family will receive friends from 4:00PM until 8:00PM on Monday, January 10, 2022, at Tullahoma Funeral Home.  Services and burial will be conducted in Dolton, Illinois at a later date.


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January 10, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tullahoma Funeral Home
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Tullahoma, TN 37388

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