Bob S Sims
February 4, 1938 - December 14, 2018
Bob Sims was born February 4, 1938 to Sam and Florene Sims in Moody, Texas. He passed away on December 14, 2018. He had lived in Hereford, TX since 1962. Bob married Sue Hess in 1962 in Uvalde, Texas.
Bob graduated from Moody High School in 1956. A 1960 range management graduate of Texas A&M University, Bob was active in the cattle feeding industry. He was President and Co-Owner of Tri-State Cattle Feeders until 2008. He was a past president of Texas Cattle Feeders Association, where he also served on the board of directors for a number of years. He also served as Chairman of the Board for the Consolidated Beef Producers. He served on the Texas A&M College of Agriculture Development Council and was awarded the Outstanding Alumni Award in 2006. Bob was also a past president of the Hereford Chamber of Commerce and Hereford Country Club.
Bob played every sport in high school and then played football under Bear Bryant at Texas A&M. He was an avid calf roper in his early years, later trading that passion for golf. Bob was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army.
Bob was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church. He loved his church and served in many capacities over the years. He was a man of quiet faith who led his family by his example of integrity, honesty, and kindness. He always had an open door and loved unconditionally. Bob considered his faith, family and friends to be the most important things in life. He was happiest when surrounded by his family or on the golf course with his friends.
Bob is survived by his wife, Sue; four children, Kimberly and Peter Iannelli of Boone, North Carolina, Vanessa and Barry Ward of Armidale, NSW, Australia, Melissa and Myron Grantham of Hereford, and Steven and Christi Sims of Hereford; six grandchildren, Stuart Leyendecker, Baxter Ward, Matt Leyendecker, Sydney Iannelli, and Clara and Will Sims; and his sister, Mary Ann Roe of Moody, TX.