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Roy Farmer Sims

Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 11:15 am

Roy Farmer Sims, age 89,of Shelbyville passed away August 31, 2012 at Heritage Medical Center. He was a member of Fairlane Church of Christ for over 30 years. Mr. Sims is the son of the late John Sims and Mai Farmer. He is survived by his wife Robbie Sims of Shelbyville, his daughter, Linda Sims Bassham (Charlie) of Crestview, Florida and a stepdaughter Kathy Hayes (Kevin) of Shelbyville. Mr. Sims is also survived by three grandchildren; Matt Hayes (Shanda) of Hendersonville, Hunter Hayes of Shelbyville, and Mendy Williams (Chuck) of Hartsville and two great-grandchildren Meredith and Aniston Hayes of Hendersonville. Along with his parents Mr. Sims was preceded in death by his first wife, Annie Lou Wheeler in 1978, a son, Jerry Ray Sims in 1977 and a step-son, Milton McGee Jr. in 2010. Services were held on Sunday, September 2, 2012 at Gowen-Smith Chapel with Bro. Geoff Giesemann and Bro. Russ Countess officiating. Burial followed at Willow Mount Cemetery in Shelbyville. Gowen-Smith Funeral Home Funeral in charge of arrangements.