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Clyde "Skipper" Sims, Jr.

December 22, 1946 — December 5, 2023

Clyde "Skipper" Sims, Jr.

Graveside services celebrating the life of Clyde “Skipper” Sims, Jr. will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 8, 2023, at Grove Hill Cemetery, Mansfield, Louisiana. A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2023, at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 943 Polk Street, Mansfield, Louisiana from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Skipper was born December 22, 1946, in Logansport, Louisiana to Laura and Clyde Sims, Sr. and entered into rest on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, in Mansfield, Louisiana.

Preceding him in death are his parents; brothers, Don Sims and Jimmy Sims, Sr. sister, Doris Seago Sims, and nephew, Jimmy Ray Sims, Jr.

Left to cherish his memory include his wife of 56 years, Billie Sims; daughters, Billye Jo Winkler and James Burch, Donna Garrett and husband Charlie and Karen Evans and husband, Robert; sisters, Helen Grounds, Patsy Robinson, and Mabel Bledsoe; brother, Richard Sims and wife Nita; grandchildren, Chrissy Lee and husband Cody, Cedric “Dylan” Sims and wife Nakiesha, Dakota Winkler, Robert “Tookie” Sims and Dajah, Emily Winkler, Tyra Sims, Lane Mitchell and fiancé Kelly, Dalton Garrett, Noriesha Smith and husband Dana, Kaniesha Evans, Damarcus Evans, Shelby Garrett, Morgan Gray and husband Kenneth and Dezi Garrett; and a host of nieces, nephews and great grandchildren.

Honoring Skipper as pallbearers will be Cody Lee, Dakota Winkler, Lane Mitchell, Cedric Sims, Aaron Sims, and Dalton Garrett. Honorary pallbearers will be Jessie Daniels, Alan Moreno, Robert Evans, Charlie Garrett, Marion Sims, Danny Daniels, Robert “Tookie” Sims, and Dustin Sims.

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Past Services


Thursday, December 7, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Homes - Mansfield

943 Polk St., Mansfield, LA 71052

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Graveside Service

Friday, December 8, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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