Mr. Sims was born on Feb. 5, 1941, in San Antonio to Eddie and Gertrude Sims. He was retired from Brown and Root after 42 years and served with the U.S. Coast Guard.
He enjoyed his horses, working on his cars and working with cattle.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Sims of Skidmore; two daughters, Brenda Weatherly of Meridian, Miss., and Rhonda Weatherly of Corpus Christi; one brother, Don Sims of San Antonio; four grandchildren, including Bryan and Thomas Swinnea, who were raised by their grandmother, Barbara Sims; seven great-grandchildren; and a nephew, David Schonefeld.
Visitation was held Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Treviño Funeral Home. A private service will be held at a later date.
Treviño Funeral Home