Butler County Times Gazette
  • Obituary: Robert J. Sims, Jr.

  • Robert J. Sims, Jr., 85, died on Dec. 25, 2013
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  • Robert James Sims, Jr. 85, loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, friend and a beautiful child of God, went to his heavenly home Dec.  25, 2013.
    Celebration of his life will be 11 a.m.  Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the Trinity United Methodist Church, El Dorado.
    Robert was born Feb. 27, 1928 in Westminster Township, Reno County, Kan., the son of Robert and Mary (Pike) Sims.  He graduated from Abbeville High School. He was the manager of Home Lumber and Supply for over30 years.  Robert was a member of the Lions Club, enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking, playing cards (pinochle), dominoes and board games.
    Surviving family include: son, Bruce Sims; daughters ,Brenda Woodward and Bonnie Fullen; sisters, Donna Davis, Shirley Schmidt and Mary Ann Williams; granddaughters, Stephanie Sims, Christine Sims and Amanda Fullen; grandsons,  Corey Woodward, James Woodward and Troy Fullen; eight great-grandchildren, numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.
    In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established with Trinity United Methodist Church.
    Condolences may be left at www.carlson colonial.com.
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