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Billy Dwain Sims, 85, of Shiloh, passed away November 23, 2018 in Mexia.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Blair-Stubbs Chapel with Rev. Tracy Sims and Rev. David Snow officiating.  Interment was in the Mexia Cemetery.  Russell Cobbs, Ronnie Sims, Richard McGowan, Joe Williams, Caleb Sims and Josh Sims will served as pallbearers. Billy was born February 25, 1933 in Lost Prairie, Texas to Doyle “OK” and Blanche Baldwin Sims.  In addition to being a rancher, he retired from the Railroad and worked at the Mexia State School.Billy married the love of his life, Tommie Faye Cobbs on July 25, 1957 in Teague, Texas and they were blessed with one son, Charles.  His life revolved around the family he deeply loved, serving the Lord and hard work.  Billy thoroughly enjoy working his cattle or anything that involved the ranch.  He was happiest when working the ranch with Charles by his side.  Billy was a longtime member of the Shiloh Baptist Church.He was preceded in death by his parents; brother and sister-in-law, Dwight and Doria Sims; and daughterin-law, Shelia Sims.Billy is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Tommie Sims of Mexia; son, Charles Sims of Mexia; grandchildren, Samantha Sims of Mexia and Cameron Sims and wife, Dallas of Groesbeck; great grandchildren, Adleigh and Sonny of Groesbeck; and other family members and friends.Please visit www.blair-stubbs.com   to leave a message of condolence.

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