Curtis G. Sims

Powhatan Community Cemetery

        Curtis G. Sims, 69, a native of Castlewood, VA., passed into Heaven on February 23, 2009 at his home in Powhatan, surrounded by his loving family.

        He was a retired Farm Manager for James River Correctional Center, an avid hunter and fisherman, and loved the outdoors.

        He was preceded in death by his father, George Sims, his mother, Ibbie Victoria Salyers Sims Hicks; his stepfather, who raised him, Jack Patton Hicks; his brothers, James Franklin Sims and Jack Patton Hicks Jr.

        He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Opal Boothe Sims; daughters, Patricia L. Sims, Diana M. Sims, Pennie R. Sims Goin (Sam); his beautiful baby granddaughter, Victoria K. Goin; sister Bessie Sims Elswick (Rufus); a special young man whom he often called son, Kennia K. Salyers; and numerous family and friends.

        The family received friends at the Bennett & Barden Funeral Home, 3215 Anderson Hwy. (Rt. 60), Powhatan, and where a service will be held Thursday, 2 p.m. Interment Powhatan Community Cemetery.

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