Funeral Services for Jackie F. Sims, 79, of Hartselle, will be at 3:00 PM, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019 at the Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Wayne Turner officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial will be at Hartselle City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 12:00 PM until service time on Wednesday at Peck Funeral Home.
Mr. Sims was born on August 15, 1940 in Morgan County to John V. Sims and Margaret Freeman Sims.
He passed away September 29, 2019 in Decatur at his son, David’s Home. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother John V. Sims, II. He was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather and a member of Valley Grove Baptist Church. He loved Alabama football, chocolate and Mountain Dew. He loved doing things with his grandchildren. Jackie had a soft heart for animals and enjoyed walking his pet dog, Bama, and his neighbor’s dog. The neighborhood children always loved receiving chewing gum from him.
Survivors include: his wife: Shelba Chenault Sims, two sons: Dewayne Sims (Amy) and David Sims (Donna), two sisters: Rose Marie Ellis (Joel) and Lou Ann Adams (Mike), one brother: Billy Sims (Catherine Ann), a sister-in-law: Ellen Sims, five grandchildren: Justin Sims, Tiffany Burke, Emily Sims, Joshua Sims and Lashay Terri and five great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be his grandchildren, a great grandson: Parker Sims and a special friend; Colter Moore.
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