John Sims Sr.

Obituary of John Robert Sims Sr.

John Robert Sims Sr, a dedicated Fire Inspector, a loving father, and a Vietnam War veteran, passed away on October 21, 2023 at the age of 73 in Dunedin, Florida. He was born on September 20, 1950, in Victoria, Texas, and spent the majority of his life in Tampa, Florida.

John's life was marked by service and commitment. He served his country with honor and bravery as a soldier during the Vietnam War. After his military service, he continued his commitment to serving and protecting others by becoming a Fire Inspector for the Tampa Fire Department, where he dedicated most of his working life. His dedication to this role not only contributed to the safety of the community but also showcased his unwavering commitment to helping others.

John is survived by his loving son, John Robert Sims Jr, and his cherished daughter, Miranda Arrocho. He was not only a devoted father but also a source of strength and guidance for his children, leaving behind a legacy of love and support.

John will be remembered for his strong work ethic, his devotion to his family, and his service to his country. He touched the lives of many and will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.

John's memory will live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved him. May he rest in eternal peace, his service and sacrifice forever remembered.

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