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Thomas Harold Sims

January 31, 1935 — February 7, 2023

Ocean Springs

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Thomas “Tom” Harold Sims, 88 of Ocean Springs, MS passed away on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at his residence.

He was born on January 31, 1935 in Georgiana, AL to Hilton T. Sims and Lucille Sims. He was a High School graduate. He served 20 years in the Civil Service Department of the Navy as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic.  During his 21 years of the United States Navy, he was awarded the China Service Medal, 4 Good Conduct Medals, Navy Expeditionary Medal, 2 National Defense Service Medals, and a Korean Service Medal. He enjoyed traveling, music, camping, metal detecting, working on automobiles, fishing, hunting, grilling, going to the beach, western movies, football, and spending time with his family.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Hilton T. Sims and Lucille Sims.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Martha Sims; daughters, Denise (Jimmy) Lane and Tonya Duvall; grandchildren, Cameron (Brianna) Lane, Devan (Tara) Lane, Lauren Colegrove, Allison (Mike) Jacquot, and Kaitlyn (Don) Pion; great-grandchildren, Tristan, Vadan, Brandon, Don Jr., Flynn, Finn, Brynlee, and Callum; and siblings, Gerald (Yoko) Sims and Judy (Paul) Berrey.

The family would like to extend a thank you to Deaconess Home Care, Kare-in-Home Hospice, and Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be held at 11AM on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, Ocean Springs, MS. Friends may visit one hour prior. Burial will follow at Biloxi National Cemetery at 12:30PM.
 
Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Homes is honored to serve the family of Mr. Thomas Sims.
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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Ocean Springs

911 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Ocean Springs

911 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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Burial

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Biloxi National Cemetery

400 Veterans Ave., Biloxi, MS 39531

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