REED CITY - Roy Fremond Sims, 63, of Reed City, passed away Sept. 30, 2011, from a short term illness.

Roy was preceded in death by his parents, a niece, a nephew, a sister in law, and his dear friend Jerry. Surviving are his sister Florence Johnson, brother James and brother Eldon (Di), all of Reed City, and brother Bob (Edna) of Oklahoma. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Roy was a U.S. Army veteran who owned and operated Roy’s Beauty Place for over 20 years. He was most recently employed with Reed City Tool & Die Co. until he was no longer able to work. He loved animals and he treated his two little dogs like his children.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 A.M. October 15, 2011 at the Ashton Cemetery in Ashton, Michigan. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Reed City Animal Shelter.