David Dewar Sims

April 30, 1953 - October 6, 2021
David Dewar Sims


David Dewar Sims, age 68 of Wilmington, NC, sadly and unexpectedly passed away at his home on October 6, 2021.

David was born on April 30, 1953 in Annapolis, MD to the late Neil Harry and Edith Sedwick Sims.

David is survived by his daughter Mary Sims Carty, Mary’s son, David’s loving grandson, Reiner Sims Carty, his brother Geoff Sims, a special nephew Neil Sims, his former wife, mother of his daughter, Sherry Johnson, and many other special and dear family members and friends. He is predeceased by both his aforementioned parents and his two brothers, Neil and Steve Sims.

There will be a full obituary to come.

There will be a Celebration of Life for David on Saturday, November 13 at 2:00pm at the residence of Geoff and Leslie Sims.

Please leave condolences for David’s family by clicking the “Post a Condolence” tab below.

Wilmington Funeral & Cremation – Wilmington Chapel – 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • October 08, 2021
    Chris Muhly says:
    David taught me laughter in elementary school. Funnest (most fun) guy I knew.

  • October 08, 2021
    Chris Muhly says:
    David taught me laughter in elementary school. Funnest (aka most fun) guy I knew. By seventh grade it was rub-hurting laughter every day. What a guy.

  • October 08, 2021
    Carrie Carpenter says:
    David was such a lively person. I enjoyed working with him before his retirement with Time Warner. Such a great person. He will be missed.

  • October 08, 2021
    Cookie (Roberts) Morin says:
    I have know Dave since elementary school, he was best friends with my brother Denny. So sorry to hear of Dave's passing. May he rest in eternal peace. I am sure Dave and Denny will be jamming in heaven.

  • October 09, 2021
    Kristen Kozik says:
    Dave was like a second father to me. My father and Dave were inseparable and best friends for many many years. Dave watched me grow up into adulthood, keeping in touch with me for years. I’ll never forget the unwavering love and respect he had for my father and my family. He was a dear good man and will be forever missed.