Charles Lee Sims, Sr.

March 3, 1944November 17, 2018

Charles Lee Sims, Sr., 74, of Louisville, passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2018.  He was a U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran and a member of Riverview Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Gloria Breeden Cassidy.  Charles is survived by his wife, Florida Sims; two sons, Charles Jr. (Shannie) and James Sims; his father, Jesse Sims (Jean); stepfather, John Cassidy; four sisters, Judith Sims, Gloria Shirley, Mary Beth "Betsy" Youngman and Jessica McGee (Walter); three brothers, James (Linda), David (Davette), and Steve Cassidy; nieces, Stacie Robinson (Larry), Stephanie Pound (Thomas), Kourtney Hardin, Selena Raines (Jayd), Ashley McGee,; Nephew, Kyle Hardin (Peggy); Great-nieces, Hadley Raines and Grace Hardin; Great-nephew, Hayden Raines; along with three grandchildren, Shawn Smith, Brittany Sims, and Katrina Bratcher; and three great grandchildren, Braelyn, Luke and Piper Bratcher.  Funeral service will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home.  Friends may visit from 5 p.m. until time of service on Wednesday.  Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Highland Memory Gardens.  Memorial gifts are suggested to Riverview Baptist Church.