Dwight E. Sims died Dec. 23, 2009 at Allen Memorial Hospital in Moab. He was born in Athens Tenn. on Feb. 16, 1944 to Reedstrom and Johnnie (Hill) Sims.
He moved to Phoenix, Ariz., where he met and married Gloria A. (Maldonado) Sims. They had four children: Kelley, Dwight, Jr., Jeffery and Tracy.
Dwight is survived by his children, Kelley A. Sims, Dwight E. Sims, Jr., and Tracy J. Bayles; his sisters, E. Carole Sims, Nelda J. Stites, and Linda J. Sims, all of Phoenix, 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his son, Jeffery and his beloved wife, Gloria, his parents and brother, Emory.
His last thoughts were of the wife he loved and missed so much. The Lord has finally called him home to be with his beloved.
Dwight loved his family whole-heartedly and will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him.