MIMS, Sr., Michael Eugene|
Michael Eugene Mims, Sr., 67, of Lockhart, TX was born on June 27, 1946 in Virginia Beach, VA. and was called to be with God on January 11, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lily Mae Murphy Mims and Jackson William Mims, two sons, Michael Eugene Mims, Jr. and Michael Ryan Mims, former wife and best friend, Mary Faubion.
He left behind his children, Melissa Mims-Bell, Debbie Mims, Christopher Mims, grandchildren, Chase Mims, Aaron Mims, Brayden Mims and Elora Mims. Brothers Raymond Mims of TN, Charlie Mims of VA, Bill Mims of AL, Jack Mims of FL. and sister Mary Pack of VA brother Steve Rhodes of MT, sister Ann Evers of WA. and many nieces and nephews and friends.
Michael served his country in the U.S. Air Force both abroad and home and helped protect our borders with the U.S. Coast Guard then retired in 1990 to return to his family.
A memorial service will be held in his honor at Live Oak Cemetery, Manchaca, TX, Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm.
We wish to thank the nurses and Dr's of the 5th floor, and the Chaplain's of St. David's Hospital, 32nd St. location for their dedication, kindness and service during our time of need. We would also like to thank Hospice of Austin for their help.
In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the Disabled Veterans, Wounded Warriors Project or
on behalf of Michael.
Published in Austin American-Statesman from Jan. 24 to Jan. 25, 2014