Samuel Sims
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Samuel Sims, age 96 passed away on June 1, 2020 at Methodist Hospital (Northlake Campus). He was born April 13,1924 to Robert and Alberta Sims in Gary, Indiana. He was a graduate of Froebel High School class of 1943. He served in the Korean War receiving and honorable discharge. Samuel was employed as a clerk for the United Postal Services retiring after 30 years of services. He attended Illinois Dental institute and later became a Dental Technician for the late Dr. Paul Stephens. He was a member of the Van Buren M.B. Church for 61 years where he served as a Deacon and a Driver for the Bus Ministry . Preceded in death by his parents, and 2 sisters Hazel and Rosemary Sims. Samuel leaves to cherish his memories devoted wife of 71 blissful years Julia; daughter, Virginia Sims, dedicated niece Sharon l. Hamblin, endeared cousin Keith Cherry and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Friday, June 5, 2020 from 9:00a.m.-11:00a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11:00a.m. all services at Van Buren M. B. Church 2585 Van Buren Street. Rev. Dwight Mobley officiating. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery. ( COVID-19 guidelines will apply).

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Published in Post-Tribune on Jun. 3, 2020.
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May 28, 2021
Brother Samuel Sims was a great conversationist, if you could get him to talk. I miss that wisdom of his and love of family.
Marvin Malone
June 5, 2020
To the family of Brother Sims:
Know that at this very hour our prayers and thoughts are with you. May the God of peace keep you and give you strength and comfort without measure during this time of bereavement.
Marie Franklin & family.
Marie Franklin
June 3, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Horace Matthews
June 3, 2020
Brother Sims was fine,gentle man and loving husband and father. I will miss him and the talks , when ever I would stop to visit. Always felt welcome at his home.
Marvin Malone
June 3, 2020
To The Family Sorry for your loss I remember Mr Sims as a kind man I no he is going to be missed
Linda Ramsey
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