Donald Lee Sims of Oolitic passed away Monday afternoon at his home at the age of 77.
Born in 1930 in Harrisburg, Illinois to Robert and Susie Sims, Donald was a retiree of GM in Bedford, Navy veteran of the Korean War and member of First Baptist Church in Bedford.
He is survived by his wife Lena, daughters Leah and Kimberly, brother Bobby, sisters Carolyn and Linda and 2 grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Services will be held Friday morning at 10:00am at the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary with burial to follow at New Liberty Cemetery in Eddyville, Illinois.
Visitation is from 4:00 until 8:00pm tomorrow evening at Day & Carter.