David Weston Sims Sr.

Published 11:47 pm Saturday, January 9, 2016

David Weston Sims Sr.,59, of Taylor Landing, Texas died Monday January 4th,2016 at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur, Texas. He was born on August1,1956 to Madge Stevenson Sims and George Madison Sims II at St. Mary’s Hospital in Port Arthur, Texas. He was raised and lived in Port Arthur, Texas and graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School, he lived the majority of his life in Nederland, Texas then moved to Taylor Landing, Texas enjoying his early retirement. surrounded by a large family.
There is a kind heart and pure soul, that is gone from this world and our lives. He never met a stranger. He loved to talk and tell stories. He would help anyone in need and give you the last dollar from his pocket. His friends will remember him as a “Davo”. He was a harmonica player and played with many of his friends as their bands gathered together. He loved hunting, fishing, and especially sailing. He had many great times with family and friends catamaraning at McFadden Beach & Miracle Beach. He later upgraded to a sailboat and became a member of the Port Arthur Yacht Club, and sailed Sabine Lake almost every weekend and vacations. He also loved Crystal Beach, he had many fond memories being there too. But most of all he loved his children and his family.
A private family service will be held, at a later date. His wishes were that his ashes be placed at McFadden Beach, Miracle Beach, Bates Lawnmower Service & his two homes.
He was preceded in death by his father Dr. George Madison Sims II; mother Madge Stevenson Sims. He was survived by his wife Helen Dianne Sims of Taylors Landing, Texas; brothers George M. Sims III (Barry Jo Sims) of Los Angeles, California  & Charles S. Sims (Linda Sims) of Georgetown, Texas; sons, David Weston Sims Jr. (Lindsay Sims) of Nederland, Texas; Earnest Shawn Bailey (Becki Bailey) of Columbus, Ohio ; daughters; Karen Bailey Sims (Ted Holstine) of Orange, Texas ; Angela Michelle Neubig (Walt Neubig) of Reynoldsburg, Ohio; 16 grandchildren and 1 great-grand son.  1 nephew George Madison Sims IIII (Christi Sims); 1 niece Kristen Sims Greeno (Scot Greeno); 4 great- nieces; 1 great- nephew.
If you wish to send a plant (he loved life & living things) or a memorial gift, they may be sent to any of the family of David Weston Sims Sr.

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