Marvin J. Sims

Marvin J. Sims, 75, of Mechanicsville passed away Monday, June 29, 2020 at Memorial Regional Medical Center in Mechanicsville. Marvin was a devoted father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to many.

Previously of Louisa County, he served in the United States Army and was a Vietnam veteran. After returning from Vietnam he was employed by Phillip Morris where he retired. Marvin was also a member of Moose Lodge # 2133. He enjoyed man things after retiring to include fishing and traveling, but mostly he was happiest when he was surrounded by his family and many friends. 

Marvin was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Wolfe Sims; daughter, Kimberly D. Sims; and his father, Harry Sims Sr. Marvin’s memory will be cherished and kept alive through his mother, Myrtle Sims; two sons, Tommie and John “Wayne”; and his partner, Lisa Bruno; one grandson, Christopher Cauthorne and fiancée Hannah Fischer; one granddaughter, Chelsey Buie and husband Logan Buie; and one great-granddaughter, Everlee Buie. 

A memorial service in Marvin’s honor will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, July 10, 2020 at Woodward Funeral Home in Louisa. 

We will be following the COVID-19 restrictions set forth by the governor of Virginia for face covering and social distancing requirements. 

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