SIMS, Mr. Rory Darnell-age 58, of Flint, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Hurley Medical Center. Visitation hours are 10:00am-2:00pm Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Sheldon T. Banks Funeral Chapel, 3021 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, MI 48507. The final resting place for Mr. Sims will be Gracelawn Cemetery, Flint, MI.
Mr. Rory Darnell "Roy" Sims was born July 26, 1960 in Gaffney, SC the son of L.C. Sims and Joann Lipscomb Sims. He completed high school at Gaffney Senior High class of 1978. Roy worked as a barber for over 30 years, completing his barbering degree at the Flint Institute of Barbering in 1988. He owned various barbershops in the city of Flint. Roy worked as a paper carrier for the Flint Journal for almost 20 years from 1990-2008. Rory was affectionately, known as the "Paper Man" and neighborhood barber of the south end. Roy was a member of Limestone Missionary Baptist Church in Gaffney, SC. He enjoyed playing and watching sports and spending time with his family.
Mr. Rory D. Sims leaves to cherish his memory: spouse of 35 years, Sandra Williams; children, Natasha and Denzel Williams of Flint; LaShonda And Scott Conley, Rory Sims Jr. and Alisa Sims all of Gaffney, SC; brothers, Laurance Sims, Charles Sims and Stevie Sims; sister, Robin Sims; a host of other relatives and friends including, Kevin Williams, Jimmie Bruner, Khary "Jo-Jo" Williams, Roxanne Williams, Brenda Williams Ramond Mayfield and many other friends.
Rory was preceded in death by: parents, L.C. and Joann Sims; brother, Eric Sims; sister, Tammy Sims and daughter, Alisa Sims.