The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

March 22, 2013

Billy Ray Simms

Clinton Herald

CLINTON — May 22, 1943 - March 17, 2013

Billy Ray Sims, 69, of Clinton passed away March 17th at home.

He was born May 22, 1943 in Princeton, Ill., to Gusty Sims and Cordie (Cain) Sims. He married Martha Erven on April 28th, 1963, in Milo-Township, Illinois.

He is survived by two sons; Bill (Cindy Snodgrass) Sims of Clinton, Iowa, and Michael Sims of Clinton, Iowa; five grandchildren and two great-granddaughters. He retired from LCN Closers in Princeton, Ill. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. His visitation is March 25, 2013, from 11:00 to

1:00 with funeral to follow immediately at Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton, Ill.

He will be laid to rest next to his wife at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Tiskilwa, Ill.