- Last Updated on 07:59 AM 04/10/13
Mr. Charles Wayne Sims of South Boston died Friday, April 5, 2013, at Duke Hospice Center in Hillsborough, N.C. at the age of 62.
Mr. Sims was born in Halifax County on Sept. 2, 1950 and was the son of the late Mr. George Sims Sr. and Mrs. Dorothy Harris Sims.
He was a United States Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and was employed by Eaton Corporation in Roxboro, N.C.
Mr. Sims is survived by four children, Mr. Undrae Cortney Sims and wife Rhonda, Mrs. Carla Janelle Chan and husband Steve, Mr. Tyler Brione Sims and Ms. Jessica Marie Sims; three grandchildren; three brothers, Mr. George Sims Jr. and wife Adrian, Mr. Edward Sims and Mr. Raymond Sims and wife Rosa; one sister, Mrs. Sarah Jones, and husband Jimmy; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Sims will be held Friday, April 12, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Macedonia A.M.E. Church in Semora, N.C. with the Rev. Larry E. Covington officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post #99.
The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.
Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.