Jimmy Sims

Jimmy Sims


Passed: Monday, September 5, 2022
Funeral: Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Age: 73
Location: Greer, SC

James "Jimmy" Hyson Sims, Jr., 73, passed away September 5, 2022.

A native of Greenville, son of the late James Hyson Sims, Sr., and Helen Rodgers Sims, he was a retired employee of MorOil Technologies and a member of Grace United Methodist Church.

Throughout his years of traveling in his profession, his many customers in the textile industry became his friends.


Surviving are his wife, Kathleen Riddle Sims of the home; two sons, James "J" Hyson Sims III of Greenville and David E. Thomas, Jr. (Sherry) of Boiling Springs; a daughter, Stacy Sims Pike (Phil) of Fort Mill; a brother-in-law, David Riddle of Saluda; grandchildren, Branden Thomas, David Thomas III (Maria), Tanner Klessens, Anslyn Klessens, Eric Sanders, Brooke Sanders Knighton (Dillon), Hannah Leigh Pike, Charlotte Pike, Will Pike, and Sam Pike; and great-grandchildren, Nora, Grayson, Kensley, and Brycen

Jimmy had many cousins, nieces, and nephews he loved so much and many close friends who were like sisters and brothers to him.

Funeral Services:

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at The Wood Mortuary conducted by Pastor Weston Pendergrass and Pastor Phil Pike with webcasting available at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Visitation will be held 12:30-1:45 p.m. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at The Wood Mortuary.

The family is at the home.

Memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 627 Taylor Rd., Greer, SC 29651 or Shriners Hospitals for Children, 950 W. Faris Rd., Greenville, SC 29605.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

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