2015-12-22 / Obituaries

Donald Lee Sims, 69

Donald Lee Sims, age 69, of Cloverdale, passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2015.

Born July 9, 1946 in Clermont, IN, he was the son of Harry R. and Wilma M. (Applegate) Sims and was a graduate of Decatur Central High School “Class of 1965”.

Donald was a United States Navy Veteran, having served six years in the Seabees. He was a member of the American Legion.

He had been a quality inspector for Union Carbide in Speedway until his retirement in 1988.

Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Sims; children, Ashley Sims, David (Amy) Sims, Douglas Sims, and Sena-Marie Katherine Teska; four grandchildren, Tabitha Sims, Kaleigh Sims, Tyler Sims, and Summer Edwards; and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Robert, Jim, Jack, and William “Red” Burnell; and a sister Donna Burnell.

Memorial services were held on Monday, December 21, 2015 with military rites at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home.

Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family c/o www.Hopkins-Rector.com

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