Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in Leavitt Funeral Home, Wadesboro. The family will greet friends prior to the service beginning at 1 p.m. Interment will follow in Anson Memorial Park.
Sims was born in Columbus, Ohio, on March 8, 1953, a son of the late Francis Earl and Margieann Hess Sims. He worked in hotel management.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Terry Currie Sims of the home; a brother, David (Cindy) Sims of Burlington; three sisters, Susan Sims of Greenville, S.C., Connie (Harry) Jones and Charlotte (Don) Tilley both of Greensboro; and his mother-in-law, Eva Currie of the home.
Leavitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.leavittfuneralhomewadesboro.com.