James Sim

EAST LIVERPOOL — James T. Sim, 87, of Clifton Avenue, died early Sunday morning at his home .

The son of the late Frank N. and Alice Lister Sim, he was born on May 9, 1930 in East Liverpool.

A U.S. Navy veteran, he had served in the Gilbert Islands from 1951-55.

He worked many years at Sayre Electric as an electrician, retiring from IBEW Local 246 out of Steubenville. Raised in the Catholic Church, he most recently attended the First Church of Christ (Disciples).

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Hohmann Sim; a daughter, Rose Turner, of Dallas, Ga.; two sons, Frank C. Sim of Woodstock, Ga., and Charles F. “Charlie” Sim of East Liverpool; a sister, JoAnn Theiss of East Liverpool; and two grandchildren.

The Dawson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.