Donald Robert Sims

June 14, 1932October 16, 2013

Donald Robert Sims, 81 of Phenix City, AL passed away Wednesday October 16, 2013 at Parkwood Health Care Facility. A memorial service will be held 2:00 P.M. Monday October 28, 2013 in the chapel of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 3770 US Hwy 431N/280W, Phenix City, AL with Rev. Dexter James officiating. A private interment will follow in Lakeview Memory Gardens. Mr. Sims was born June 14, 1932 in Phenix City, Alabama. He is the son of the late Lewis L. and Nancy Elizabeth Davis Sims. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was retired from the Federal Aviation Administration as an Air Traffic Controller. He was also a member of the American Legion Post #135 and the V.F.W. of Smiths Station, AL. Survivors include his sister, Mona Sims Civitella and husband Ceasar of St. Petersburg, Fl, Mona's children, Goia Civitella Talmerio and husband Joe, Mark Civitella all of St. Petersburg, FL, nephew, Rory Sims of Yakima, WA, longtime friend and caregiver,, Jeanette Caughey of Phenix City, AL. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 3615 S. Railroad St., Phenix City, AL 36867 or to the Parkwood Health Care Activity Fund, 3301 Stadium Dr., Phenix City, AL 36867. To offer condolences, please visit


  • Memorial Service Monday, October 28, 2013

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