Billy Dwain Sims, 85, of Shiloh, passed away November 23, 2018 in Mexia. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Blair-Stubbs Chapel with Rev. Tracy Sims and Rev. David Snow officiating. Interment will follow in the Mexia Cemetery. Russell Cobbs, Ronnie Sims, Richard McGowan, Joe Williams, Caleb Sims and Josh Sims will serve as pallbearers
Visitation with the family will be 5-7 p.m., Saturday, at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home.
Billy was born February 25, 1933 in Lost Prairie, Texas to Doyle "OK" and Blanche Baldwin Sims. In addition to being a rancher, he retired from the Railroad and worked at the Mexia State School.
Billy married the love of his life, Tommie Faye Cobbs on July 25, 1957 in Teague, Texas and they were blessed with one son, Charles. His life revolved around the family he deeply loved, serving the Lord and hard work. Billy thoroughly enjoy working his cattle or anything that involved the ranch. He was happiest when working the ranch with Charles by his side.
Billy was a longtime member of the Shiloh Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother and sister-in-law, Dwight and Doria Sims; and daughter-in-law, Shelia Sims.
Billy is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Tommie Sims of Mexia; son, Charles Sims of Mexia; grandchildren, Samantha Sims of Mexia and Cameron Sims and wife, Dallas of Groesbeck; great grandchildren, Adleigh and Sonny of Groesbeck; and other family members and friends.
Saturday, November 24th, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home
Sunday, November 25th, 2018 2:00pm, Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home