A.J. Sims, 92, of Caddo Mills passed away May 4, 2017, in Savoy, Texas.
He was born Dec. 17, 1924, to Malachi and Effie Alberta Harris Sims. A.J. retired from Roadway. He loved to farm and garden in the spring and summer months, raising huge watermelons. But his pride and joy were his grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his parents and seven siblings.
A.J. was married to Margie Ruth Sims and had two children, who also survive daughter Beckie Nafikov and husband Rush of Caddo Mills and son Zeb Sims and wife Ann of Greenville. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Robert Nafikov, Brandon Nafikov, Michael Nafikov, Tawana Stovall, and Kevin Sims; three great-grandchildren; and one brother, Cletus Sims.
Visitation is 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Saturday, May 6, at Peters Funeral Home followed by his service at 12 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, 4201 Wellington, Greenville. Interment will follow in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Farmersville.
Published on May 5, 2017