Leonard "Eggie" Sims, Sr.

February 9, 1947 ~ January 23, 2018 (age 70)

Leonard "Eggie" Sims, Sr., 70, a native of Anguilla, MS, and a resident of Houma, LA, passed away peacefully at 5:37 p.m. on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

​Public viewing will be from 8:00 a.m. until funeral time at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 2, 2018 at Eagle Wright Baptist Church, 3590 Hwy 316 in Gray, LA. Burial will follow in Southdown Cemetery.

​He is survived by his wife, Janet Coit Sims; sons, Demond Sims and Chucky Antoine; daughters, Linda S. Coston (Bryan), Campanella Antoine and Leonesha Diggs (Byron); twenty-two grandchildren; one great grandchild; brothers, Henry Lee Sims (Betty) and Cleveland Sims, Sr. (Joann); sisters, Burnese B. Edmond, Josie S. Green (Calvin), Texie Johnson (Lonnie); godson, Terry Barrow; and a host of other relatives and friends.

​He was preceded in death by his son, Leonard Sims, Jr.; parents, Jimmie Lee Sims and Geneva Thomas Reed; sister, Rosalie Sims;  paternal grandparents, Josh and Lucille Brown; maternal grandparents, Allen Thomas and Josephine Walker.

Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.

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