Thomas Franklin Sims Sr., 89, of Rostraver Township, died Thursday, November 4, 2021. Born in Amity, PA on February 12, 1932, he was the son of the late Frank and Ellen (Jones) Sims.
Tom drove a milk truck for Taylor's Dairy in Ambridge until his retirement. He was a member of Olive Branch Baptist Church and loved hunting, fishing and gardening. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife, Audrey Ruth (Teagarden) Sims; sons, Thomas Franklin (Birgit) Sims Jr., Edwin Lee (Linda) Sims, Steven (Shannon) Sims and Donald W. Sims; daughter, LuAnn (Bill) Lewicki; 14 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; brother, Reed (Janice) Sims and sister, Mary Fish.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Loretta and brother, Orloff.
Friends will be received on Monday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Olive Branch Baptist Church, 296 Route PA-981, Rostraver Township. Following the visitation, a Funeral Service will be held at 1 p.m. with Pastor Ken Sommerfeldt officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the James C. Stump Funeral Home Inc., 580 Circle Drive, Rostraver Township (724-929-7934) www.jamesstumpfuneralhome.com
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