STATHAM – Ray Marion Sims, 76, passed away Monday, March 11, 2013.
He served in the United States Navy for 20 years and was a member of Hebron Baptist Church and the Statham American Legion #163. He was the son of the late James Vester and Lillian Meadows Sims. Mr. Sims was preceded in death by his wife, Shelby Griffeth Sims; a daughter, Marian Sims; and a brother, Jimmy D. Sims.
Survivors include two stepdaughters, Gail Rain and Lynn Yother, both of Cumming; a sister, Ann Magness, Winder; four grandchildren, Danielle McMillon, Lisa Meeks, Ryan Yother, and Russell Yother; and four great-grandchildren, Belle McMillon, River McMillon, Shelby Meeks and Colby Meeks.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 13, from 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 14, at 11 a.m., from the chapel of Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. Gordon Griffin officiating. Burial will be at Hebron Christian Church Cemetery in Winder.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.