Theodore Alexander Sims, Jr.

December 18, 1927 ~ May 11, 2020 (age 92)


Fort Mill – Rev. Theodore Alexander Sims, Jr., 92, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 11, 2020. 


Due to the COVID 19 services will be private, however, if you would like to be a part of these services, they will be livestreamed over our Facebook page at Palmetto Funeral Group 11:00 am Friday, May 15, 2020. 


A native of Winnsboro, SC Rev. Sims was a son of the late Theodore Alexander Sims, Sr. and Mary Hicks Sims.  As a young man Rev. Sims was a member of the Boy Scouts of America where he had the distinct honor of becoming an Eagle Scout.  Rev. Sims served as the pastor of the following churches:  White Pond Baptist Church, Mount Ebal Baptist Church, Oolenoy Baptist Church, Mount Olive Baptist Church, Rutherford College Baptist Church and Westerly Hills Baptist Church.  For 13 years he was the Catawba River Associational Royal Ambassador Director in Morganton, NC. 


Rev. Sims is survived by his wife of 61 years, Dorothy Whitaker Sims of the home; a son, Terry Len Sims of Fort Mill; and a sister, Mary Ann Shafer of Easley, SC. 


Memorial donations may be made to Connie Maxwell Children’s Home, PO Box 1178 Greenwood, SC 29648, Flint Hill Baptist Church, PO Box 518, Pineville, NC 28134 or Providence Care, 500 Lakeshore Parkway, Rock Hill, SC 29730. 


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Funeral Service
May 15, 2020

11:00 AM

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