Delta resident Lloyd Sims died suddenly Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. He was 61.
A celebration of life will be held in the summer.
Lloyd Eugene Sims was born Nov. 28, 1956, to Lloyd and Marjorie (Griffith) Sims in Monte Vista. He spent his childhood and attended school in Monte Vista, Alamosa and Sargents.
Mr. Sims worked as a truck driver and was a member of the Left Lane Gang. He enjoyed working on trucks, computer games, helping out friends and spending time with his faithful companion, Jamie.
On Sept. 14, 1990, he married Patricia Pierson in Olathe.
He is survived by his wife, Patty Sims; his mother, Marjorie Sims; and brothers, Donny Sims, Mike Sims and Jimmy Sims.
He was preceded in death by his father; a brother, Wayne Sims; and sister, Tinker Akison.
Cards and donations for funeral costs may be mailed to Patty Sims, 365 W. 2nd St., Apt. 6, Delta, CO 81416.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
Visit the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at www.taylorfuneralservice.com.
Delta Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) will be holding its annual fireworks show at Confluence Park on Wednesday, July 4, having received approval from Delta City Council at the council's June 5 meeting.
The DVFD has 28 volunteers and expects to have eight to 10 firefighters from Cedaredge join them this year.