Obituary: Etric Sims

Frison Etric Sims, 70, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away Friday, April 3, 2015 at his home.

Mr. Sims was born June 17, 1944 in Lee County, N.C., a son of the late Etric Brown and Frankie Vaughn Sims.

Etric Sims

Etric Sims

He had served his country in the U.S. Air Force, was a member of the Disabled Veterans of America, and a retired correctional officer with Morrison Correctional Institution.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Scott Sims, sister, Joanne Todd and sister-in-law, Betty Bourroughs.

Surviving are his children, Lisa Snipes (Ken), Scott Sims (Michelle), all of Rockingham; grandchildren, Etric Allen Sims, Shirley Emma Sims, both of Rockingham; sister, Diana Sims of Laurens, S.C.; brothers-in-law, Ben “Nick” Scott of Rockingham, Sam Scott (Kathy) of Kings Mountain; beloved sister-in-law, Mary Scott of Rockingham; niece, Brooke Norton (Jason) of Rockingham; great nephews and niece, Lucas, Jason and Meredith Norton of Rockingham; extended family member, Betty Bell of Rockingham and a host of family and friends.

Funeral service will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Abundant Life Church with Rev. Joe B. Wilkes Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will see friends from 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Thursday at the church and at other times at 102 Marigold St. Rockingham.

Carter Funeral Home is assisting the Sims family.

Condolences may be made online at

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The Pee Dee Post
Monday, April 6, 2015

Filed in: Obits

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