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Billy Sims Sr.

Published: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 2:09 p.m. CDT

CLINTON, Iowa — Billy Ray Sims Sr., 69, of Clinton, Iowa, formerly of Tiskilwa, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2013, in his home.

He was born on May 22, 1943, in Princeton to Gusty and Cordie (Cain) Sims. He married Marty Ervin on April 28, 1963. He was a graduate of Tiskilwa High School. He had worked at LCN Door Closers in Princeton. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Tiskilwa.

He is survived by his sons, Billy (Cindy) Sims Jr. and Mike Sims, both of Clinton, Iowa; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Doris Ann (Charlie) Mason of Princeton, and Joanne (Terry) Henkins of Princeton.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Marty, in 1988.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton, with Deacon John Murphy officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Tiskilwa.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of services Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

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