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William Roscoe Sims

December 2, 1937October 22, 2020

William “Roscoe” Sims, 82, of Knoxville, TN went to be with the Lord on Thursday October 22, 2020 after a long battle with Parkinson’s. Roscoe was a faithful and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle.He attended Karns High School and then served in the United States Air Force. After the Air Force he returned to Knoxville and continued his career at Kern’s Bakery until his retirement in 2001. He was an active and dedicated member at Hines Valley Baptist Church. Roscoe loved sports and was a lifelong Vols fan, but loved watching his children and grandchildren play sports most of all; he never missed a game. Roscoe leaves behind his loving and devoted wife of 63 years, Jo Ann; sons Alan Sims, Randy (Peggy) Sims; daughter Stachia (Thomas) Slusser; grandchildren David (Kamile) Sims, Laura Slusser, Phoenix Sims, Michael Henry III; great-granddaughter Lily-Ann Sims, and many other family members and friends. Family and friends will gather for a Graveside Service on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 1 PM at Berry Highland West Cemetery with Rev. Allen Williams officiating. In lieu of flowers (although appreciated) memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation at www.parkinson.org. Special thinks to the staff and nurses at Ben Atchley State Veterans Home.

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  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, October 24, 2020

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Mary Fain

October 26, 2020

Sorry for your loss my friend! Know that God will see you through this terrible time and you can always cherish your memories and know that he is no more pain. Praying for peace and comfort for you and family.

Barbara Axley

October 24, 2020

Dear JoAnn, I’m so sorry in your precious loss my prayers are with you and your children. Your loss is felt by others . I hope to see you soon I miss seeing you



Sincerely
Barbara Axley

Lisa Sims Stroup

October 23, 2020

JoAnn and family,.
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace and comfort during this time. Love to all.

Lisa and family

Lesa Azar

October 23, 2020

JoAnn
There are no words to express the sorrow I feel for you and your family's loss. May God bless and strengthen you each and every day.
With Love Lesa Herron Azar ( chickie baby )

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