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Allan V. Simms

November 5, 2013
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Allan Virgile Simms, 81, formerly of Burning Springs, passed away Sunday evening, Oct. 27, 2013, at the Leewood Nursing Home in Annandale, Va., after a brief illness. His son, John, and grandson, Jeremy, were at his side.

He was the son of the late John N. and Sarah McClung Sims.

He was a veteran of the war in Korea, a Sharpshooter, and earned the rank of SFC at the age of 19. He was a loving father and grandfather.

Preceding him in death were his parents, John and Sarah Sims; seven brothers, Chester, James Tilden, Gay and Ray (Twins) Howard, Floyd and Alva; two sisters, Anna Robinson and Pearl Vincent; one daughter, Rachell Lea Simms. Surviving are two sons, Jeff and John Simms; one daughter, Patti Simms Barlow; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m., at Hebron Lutheran Church Cemetery in Yellow Springs, W.Va.



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