Wayne McMillan Sims passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Montesano Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was 93. Wayne was born March 17, 1921, in Tucumcari, N.M., to Aubie and Grace (Woody) Sims. He was raised in Guernsey, Wyo., and graduated from Sunrise High School.
Wayne worked as a meat cutter for Safeway and a car salesman for Brumfield-Twidwell. He belonged to the VFW-115th Calvary and the Moose Lodge. Wayne loved baseball, bowling and playing golf.
Wayne is survived by his daughters: Rowayne (John) Hill of Centralia, Wash., Cathy (Don)Sims of Onalaska, Wash., Donna (Larry) Wilson of Hoquiam, Wash., Sharon (Thom) Morgan of Montesano, Wash., and Sally (Phil) Bourghult of Olympia, Wash., one sister; Madge Kingman of Los Altos, Calif. and one brother; Jack (Signe) Sims of Las Vegas, Nev., longtime friend and surrogate son, Jim Johonsen, seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren, three step grandchildren, and three step great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews, long time friend and serigot son; Jim Johansen.
Along with Wayne’s loving wife he was also preceded in death by his parents and a sister; Alma (Sally) David and a brother; Ernie Sims.
Memorials may be made in his honor to the Satsop Fire Department.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. May 22, 2014, at the Wynooche Cemetery with Military honors. A potluck reception following in the Montesano Moose Lodge no. 1210.
To sign the online book of memories or to light a memorial candle please visit www.harrisonfamilymorturay.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Harrison Family Mortuary at 311 W. Market Street Aberdeen, Wash.