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On August 22, 2017 Horace Wade Sims passed away at the age of 87. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Patricia S. Sims and children Deborah Sims Tatum (Ted), Kenneth Wade Sims, Darla Sims Saux (Conaway "Connie"), Stephen M. Sims (Gretchen), Vicki Sims Hotard (Paul) and grandchildren Deborah Ann Morgan Johnston, James Ghueno Morgan, Luther F. Morgan, Michael Wade Sims, Jordan G. Drake, Allison M. Sims, Matthew S. Sims, Robby J. Dempster, and Tiffany Dempster Kessler (Richard). He is also survived by a host of great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives. A great grandchild, Adam Roy Roberts, preceded him in death. Mr. Sims was the youngest of seven children and was preceded in death by his parents, Horace Eugene Sims and Eunice Mae Jones Sims as well as his siblings Eulous, Leon, Evon, Eugene, Mary Francis Sims Hardy, and Mayfair Sims Maggiore. Born in Paris, Tennessee, Horace grew up in Kenner, Louisiana, and was employed by Time Saver for many years. He was a long time resident of Avondale, Louisiana, and a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Avondale for 47 years, serving as usher for many of those years. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. Louis Glade for his help in giving us the last 30 years with Horace. Relatives and friends are invited to the celebration of Horace's life at Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway, in Marrero, LA on Monday, August 28th from 10 AM until 12 PM, service to follow. Interment at Restlawn Park Cemetary in Avondale. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Avondale, 360 S. Jamie Blvd., Avondale, LA 70094.