Terry Sims-August 8, 2011

Terry Sims, 42, of Amarillo, died Monday, August 8, 2011.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 12, 2011 in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Mike Nuthman of Hillside Christian Church officiating.  Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Terry was born on October 7, 1968 in Borger, TX to Bob and Rebecca Sims.  He graduated from Tascosa High School in 1987.  He married LaVonda Kenedy on March 24, 2006 in Amarillo.  He had worked for RSC in equipment sales over 22 years.  He loved hunting, fishing and golfing.  He attended Hillside Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, LaVonda Sims, a son, William Jacob Sims, a daughter, Kaitlin Nicole Sims, and a step daughter, Kenedy Warrick, all of Amarillo; mother, Rebecca Johnson and husband Tommy of Amarillo; father, Bob Sims and wife Patsy of Fritch, TX; brothers, Michael Sims and wife Holleigh of McKinney, TX and Kelley and wife Kasey Sims of Amarillo; sister, Dena Ott of Borger, TX; step brothers, Lance Johnson of Grapevine, TX, Cory Johnson of San Antonio, TX and Chase Johnson of Phoenix, AZ; and grandmother, Leota Lybarger Buck of Elkhart, KS.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to a favorite charity.

0 Replies to “Terry Sims-August 8, 2011”

  1. Words cannot tell you how sorry I am for your loss. I met Terry when he was small and he and his brother and dad came to visit Michael. I hope that the prayers will help bring you comfort.

  2. LaVonda,
    My heart goes out to you during this time of sorrow. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Tonya Knight

  3. I was devistated to hear about Terry. My prayers and thoughts go out to his entire family and those who are closest to him during this difficult time.

  4. My sincere condolences for William and Kaitlin. Terry loved his children so much. What an honor it was knowing him. He was such a funny guy and knew how to brighten anyones day. My thoughts and prayers are with his family!

  5. Sending love and hugs to Bob and Patsy from the California ‘Sims’ cousins.. we love you so very much. We met Terry once at Gaye’s house.. he had such a a sweet spirit and a gentle nature. May God hold all of Terry’s family in His comforting arms in the days ahead..

  6. I am so terribly sorry to hear about Terry. Terry was my closest friend for many years. I hadn’t seen him in a long time, but I loved him like a brother. Becky and Kelley, I am so sorry. To his entire family, my thoughts and deepest condolences go out to you.

  7. So sorry to hear of your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. I am a friend of Terry’s Mom and Grandmother in Elkhart. Bev Sparkman

  8. To the Sim’s family:
    We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers go out to everyone in the family. May god lift you all up during this difficult time.
    Love,
    Chad,Christina,and family

  9. LaVonda and family, I am so sorry for your loss. In the years I worked for you guys, You and Terry were super people. After being around Terry, I can see and agree with all the posts above how well he was liked. This was quite a shock finding this out. Please accept my condolences, and if there is anything I can do, please don’t hesitate to call. Trust in the Lord to help you through these tough times.

  10. To all of the family – I am so very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all at this most difficult time.
    ~Amanda Anderson
    Willie and Katie I love you guys soooo very much and I will always be here for you for.
    ~Love Aunt Mandy

  11. We are all so sorry for you loss, William and Kaitlin, and all of Terry’s family. Christy, Robert, Josh, Destiny & Jessica

  12. Lavonda I’m so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my prayers. If there is anything you need please do not hesitate to call.

  13. My sincere condolences to the Sims family–this is certainly a shock. I knew Terry from BJH and was so excited to hear he had married LaVonda who I was friends with at Tascosa. Our prayers go out to their family…he is missed.

  14. I got the news just this morning from my son Bryon. He and Terry were so close as young boys. Terry spent many hours with us doing things that boys do. My heart is heavy and my condolences are extended to his family.

  15. I got the news just this morning from my son Bryon. He and Kelly were so close as young boys. Kelly spent many hours with us doing things that boys do. My heart is heavy and my condolences are extended to his family.

  16. Our prayers are with you, LaVonda, and your family as well. The Lord will carry you through this time of sadness and grief. I will pray for you and your family every day!

  17. I, also went to school with Terry at Bushland. I had the fortunate opportunity to see him a few times after high school living our lives, being married, and having kids. He will be so deeply missed. He was a very kind person and would not let a person that he knew go by unnoticed. My thoughts and prayers do go out to all his friends and family members.

  18. What a loss for so many. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Terry Sims! He was a classmate of mine as well in our earlier years of life. God be with all of you in your time of grief. God Bless!

  19. I, too, knew Terry at Bushland J.H. He was a popular guy for good reason. There was no reason not to love Terry.
    If there is any way that I can help Terry’s family I hope they will reach out to me. He was a dear friend to me and I will be to them as well.
    David Allen

  20. We are very sorry for the loss of your loved one, our prayers and thoughts are with you and all your family at this very trying time.

  21. I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Terry and I went to BJH & THS together. He was a real nice friend to everyone who knew him. He will be missed but not forgotten. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Terry Sims famil.

  22. I am sooooo very sorry. I only really knew Terry the 2 years I went to BJH. He was always very sweet and always made me laugh. I will keep you all in my prayers!

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