Irvin Burk Sims

Burk Sims photo 001Irvin Burk Sims, 76, of Hazen, passed away peacefully on August 4, 2016.  Burk was born February 20, 1940, the son of Irvin and Alyene Hanson Sims.  Burk was a farmer and a  heavy equipment salesman most of his life, a member of the First United Methodist Church in Hazen, and a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother.

He is survived by his two son’s, Buck Sims and wife, Hillary of Hazen and Shane Sims and wife, Kristi of Benton; one daughter, Scarlett Goodwin and husband, Chris of Colorado; step-children, Kathy Carter, Joey Carter, Lori Caviness, and Luke Carter; grandchildren, Keri Snyder, Sage Goodwin, Sam Goodwin, Bo Sims, Brett Sims, Stone Goodwin,  Spencer Carter, Slade Goodwin, Carley-Jo Carter, and Blake Sims; brothers, Buddy Sims and wife, Marilyn, and Chuck Sims; one sister, Melinda Sims.

Burk was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife, Patti, and grandchildren, Braydyn Sims, Kylee Dulaney Sims, and Sophie Goodwin.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 A.M., Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Hazen.  Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M., prior to the service at the church.

3 thoughts on “Irvin Burk Sims”

  1. To Burks family,
    It is with sadness we say goodby to Burk. Our friendship started in the first grade and we enjoyed
    football and all sports together. You always wanted him on your side.
    We all hope to move to a better place and rejoin our loved ones.
    May Gods blessings be with you all in this sad time,
    Classmate, 1958 James Weddle

  2. MAY THE ALMIGHTY GOD’S COMFORT and BLESSINGS BE WITH ALL of BURK’S FAMILY and FRIENDS. Burk was like a brother to me. And what a wonderful friend he is and always will be. Love You Brother. W K Brown

  3. Billy and Gail Booth

    As a member of one of the “Grand Prairie” pioneer families, Burk Sims will be dearly missed by all those who knew him. He was a man of many talents and his legacy will be long remembered.

    Our prayers continue for the Sims family. We pray that God’s Word and His Holy Spirit (the Comforter) will provide strength, comfort, and assurance in this time of sorrow. Billy and Gail Booth

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