William "Bill" Ernest Sims, Jr.
HUFFMAN, TEXAS - William "Bill" Ernest Sims Jr., 88, passed away January 14, 2014 in Huffman, TX. Bill was born December 30, 1925 in Napoleanville, La., to parents, William Ernest Sims Sr. and Frances Marie Sims, who precede him in death, along with siblings, Betty Kolas and Bobby Sims.
Upon his graduation from high school Bill served our country in WWII
as a member of the Army Air Corps. from 1943 to 1945. Bill worked in the oil and gas industry in Pearsall, Lafayette, and Houston with Highland Resources, Inc. for over 40 years.
Bill is survived by his wife of 64 years, Shirley Ricks Sims; children, Sheree Baciarelli and husband Val, Lindy Sims, Karl Sims, Mark Sims and wife Anne Marie, Suzaune Sims Castro and husband Raul; grandchildren, Justin Sims and wife Jaime Vickery, Ryan Sims, Stefanie Sims, and Gabrielle Castro; sisters, Janet Sims and Jo Ann Batot.
Visitation was held Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 5 to 8pm at Rosewood Funeral Home, Humble, TX. A funeral mass was held at 1pm, Friday, January 17, 2014 at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, 2308 3rd St. Huffman, TX 77336.
Graveside services was held 2pm Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Pearsall Cemetery, 1519 E. Colorado St. Pearsall, TX 78061.