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Walter "Walt" Sims, Sr.

November 23, 1935 ~ April 28, 2019 (age 83)
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Walter Thomas Sims, Sr., entered heaven on April 28, 2019 at the age

of 83. Walt is survived by his beloved wife, Gale Ballard Sims of

Valley, Alabama; his children, Walter Thomas Sims, Jr. and wife, Terri

Snow Sims of Chesapeake, VA, Lisa Sims Hansen and husband, Eric

Hansen of Dallas, TX and Sylvia Amanda (Amy) Sims Pearson and

husband, Ben Pearson of LaGrange, GA. Grandchildren include,

Walter Thomas Sims, III (Bo), Catherine Sims (Cassy), William Sims

(Wil), Peter Hansen, Preston Hansen, Hanna Hansen, Bailey

Pearson, Parker and wife, Hanna Pearson. His stepchildren, Wayne

and Jennifer Petty, Tonya and Greg Stephens and David and Michele

Petty. His loved ones also include 8 step grandchildren and 3 step

great grand children.

Siblings include his beloved brother, Donald Simms (Kay) of Lanett

Alabama; and sister, Rebecca Smith (Charles) of LaGrange and sister

in laws, Frances Holiday Simms, and Peggy Scott Simms of Lanett,

Alabama and many, nieces and nephews.

Walt entered the world on November 23, 1935, in Lanett, Alabama,

The eighth child of the late Jim Frank and Ludie Ward Simms of

Lanett, Alabama. He was also preceded in death by three brothers -

Jim Frank, Harold and James Simms; four sisters - Sara Flanagan,

Dorothy Benson, Carolyn Ives, and Marion Owen.

Arrangements are being made by Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home

in Lagrange, GA. Visitation with the family will be held at Grace Baptist

Church, 3731 West Point Road, LaGrange, GA, on Saturday, May

4, 2019 ,12-1 pm, followed by a memorial service at 1:00 p.m.

Full military honors will be accorded by the United States Air Force.

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