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Byron Oliver Sims Jr.

San Antonio, Texas

Dec 2, 1924 – May 12, 2020 (Age 95)


December 2, 1924
May 12, 2020
San Antonio, Texas


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Porter Loring Mortuary North Obituary

Byron Oliver Sims, Jr. passed away May 11, 2020 in San Antonio, Tx. He was 95 years old. To friends, he was known as Byron. To his immediate family, he was known as Dad, Papa, or Sonny. To his recently deceased wife Flossie, he was called "Bug", short for love bug. They were married for 73...

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I'm sorry to post twice, but a sweet memory came to me. In 1994, my parents celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Flossie and Byron had moved from Dallas to San Antonio and I was still in Dallas. Flossie helped me so much in getting the party together. On the day of the party, Flossie had Byron go get the cake and she and I decorated. We looked over to find Byron and there he was at a table and the cake box. He had calculated how we should cut the cake so we could serve everyone. ...

To all of the Sims family, I'm so sorry for your loss. Byron was a gem. He and Flossie were family to us. I miss them and know you all do as well. Their kindness was unparalleled. My oldest daughter just told me last week that she didn't learn that Flossie and Byron weren't family until Daddy died. My oldest daughter is 48. They were family. He is fishing in Colorado and Flossie is cleaning the cabin and shopping. They truly were a wonderful example of a Christ-like marriage and...