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Alvin Sims

Alvin Sims
May 10, 1917- April 11, 2013

Alvin went home to be with the Lord early Thursday morning, April 11, 2013 at his residence surrounded by his family, following a sudden illness.

He was born May 10, 1917 in Sevierville, TN., to the late Luther and Josie (Lethco) Sims.

Alvin was employed by the city of Sandusky, and worked for Oakland Cemetery where he retired from after many years. He was a member of the American Legion Post 83 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2529, The Sandusky Eagles, and a new member of The AMVETS, joining at the age of 95. In his spare time he loved garage sales, meeting new people and spending time with his family.

Alvin is survived by his children, David (Mary) Sims, Sandusky, Roy (Ginger) Sims, Huron, Diana (Bob King) Sims , Sandusky, Linda (Kevin) Eck, Reynoldsburg, OH; step-children, Thomas and Gary Tarring, both of Sandusky, Sandra Tarring of Conneaut, OH; his siter, Hazel Case of TN.; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other family members.

Including his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Mary Marie (Spohn) Sims; his three siblings, Mayfield Sims, Florence Eledge, and Rosie Hurst.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday, April 14, 2013 from 4 to 7 pm at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky, where funeral services will be held on Monday, April 15, 2013 at 1 pm. Rev. Wally Gilbert will be officiating. Burial will follow in Sand Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH. 44870.

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