Russell Sims, 90, passed away peacefully after a short illness on April 30, 2022. Russell was born November 7, 1931 in Spartanburg, SC, he was the youngest of two siblings.
Russell served in the United States Air Force during the end of the Korean conflict and the Vietnam era, retiring in 1971. After retiring from the Air Force, Russell worked for Champion Sparkplug (Federal Mogul) in Burlington, Iowa where he retired after 25 years. He relocated to Laurel, MD in 2015 to be closer to his family.
Russell leaves to cherish his memory his loving daughter Sonya D. Sims (Laurel, MD) and granddaughter Sheronda R. Warren (Lexington Park, MD), nephews Arthur "Butch" Sims (Deborah), (Willow Grove, PA), Ronald Hairston (Willow Grove, PA), Bradley Stewart (Esther) (Toledo, Ohio) nieces, Barbara Hairston (Willow Grove, PA), Jeannette Green (Clinton, NY) Marilyn Jacobs (Toledo, Ohio), a host of great nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.