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SIMS, John Gerald Fitzroy "Roy"
(1926 – 2012)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, Roy Sims on Monday, August 6th, 2012. Predeceased by his loving wife Gwendolyn Mary Sims (nee Ackland) and beloved father of Margo, Jeff (Lori), Tom (Christine), and Beverley. Brother of the late Marion Prezeau, Iris Gray, Phyllis Scharf, Bernard "Buddy" Sims and Mary Wright. Loving grandfather of April, Amber, Ashley, Adam, Jack, Michael and great-grandfather of Julius, Reese, Georgia and Stone. Founder of Roy Sims Display Inc. and lifelong resident of West-End Ottawa, Roy enjoyed his later years spending the winters in Florida. The family offers sincere thanks to the staff of Park Place Retirement Residence and the Ottawa Civic Hospital for their continuous compassion and care. Friends may call at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd. (between Baseline Rd. and Bayshore Dr.), Nepean on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. until time of service in the chapel at 11 a.m. Those wishing may make memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Tributes, condolences or donations may be made at


Published in The Ottawa Citizen from Aug. 7 to Aug. 8, 2012
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