William Edger Sims

Published 11:43 am Friday, March 18, 2011

Aug. 12, 2011 –

March 17, 2011

A memorial service for William Edger Sims, 60, of Colquitt, Ga., will be held on Monday, March 21, at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home in Donalsonville with the Rev. Laddie DeRocco officiating.

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Mr. Sims was born in Donalsonville, Ga., on Aug. 12, 1950, and died Thursday, March 17, 2011, at his home.

He was self-employed as a mechanic.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl Edger Sims and Annie Louise King Sims; four brothers, Larry Sims, Gerald Sims, Prince Sims and Earl Sims; and a grandson, Walker Sims.

Survivors include his long-time companion, Charlotte Muth of Colquitt; two sons, Willie Earl Sims of Iron City, Ga., and Phillip Lee Sims of Punta Gorda, Fla.; two daughters, Loria Heidnreich of Donalsonville and Cathy Ezell of Punta Gorda; two brothers, Tommy Hudson of Donalsonville and Carlos Sims of Arcadia, Fla.; three sisters, Patricia Ward of Gordon, Ala., Elsie Maddox of Ashford, Ala., and Brenda Farley of Arcadia; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Evans-Skipper Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.