2007-06-09 / Obituaries

David James Sims

A funeral service celebrating the life of David James Sims, 30, of Newark; will be held Saturday at 1:00 pm in the chapel of the Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Rev. Don Moshgot officiating. Burial will follow at Kirkersville Cemetery.

David died suddenly Tuesday morning at St. Vincent's Hospital, Toledo while vacationing with his family at Lake Erie.

He was born Jan 6, 1977, in Newark, the son of Elliott and Pamela Sims, of Newark. He attended Lakewood Schools, was an avid hunter of deer & turkeyand loved to fishand play poker. He was very kind, funny and loving towards his family, "Big Hearted" and full of life.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Chasity, whom he married on August 2, 1997; his daughter, Paige; his brother, James (financee Tracy Walter) of Hebron; niece, Kyrsten; nephews, Jordan and Shane; grandparents, James E. Sims Sr. of Hebron and Barb Six of Newark; many aunts, uncles , and cousins; and many ,many friends.

David was preceded in death by his grandmother, Helen Sims, 1994; his uncle, Jimmy Sims, 1984; nephew, Cameron Sims, 2001; and aunt, Shirley Sims in 2006.

David's family will receive friends on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 at the funeral home, and two hours prior (11 a.m. to the time of service) 285 E Main St in Kirkersville, where a message of care and concern may be sent to the family at www.hoskinsonfuneral. com.

The family has requested that expressions of sympathy in the form of memorial contributions may be made to the Paige Sims educational fund in care of the funeral home.

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