David W. Sims

November 11, 1967 ~ August 30, 2019 (age 51)


David W. Sims
Age 51, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away on August 30th, 2019.  Born in 1967 to Barbara Sims (nee Crist) of Wynnewood, PA and the late Terry Sims in Corpus Christi, TX.  In addition to his mother Barbara, David is survived by his devoted husband Jonathan Eells, brothers Andy of San Rafael, CA and Ken of Huntersville, NC, sister-in-law Susan, and nephews Dallas, Owen, and Griffin. 

David was a Grants Manager at The Pew Charitable Trusts.  He created a community of loved ones at home, work, and church.  He had a passion for baking and cooking that he shared with everyone he knew. David was a model of goodness for all to follow.  He was truly the nicest man anyone has ever met. He was also an enthusiastic Tikiphile.

Family, friends, and coworkers are invited to a memorial service at 11 A.M. on Saturday September 7, 2019 at St Luke and The Epiphany, 330 South 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.  Hawaiian shirts encouraged (yes, for real).  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Church of St Luke and The Epiphany ( or to City Kitties (

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Memorial Service
September 7, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Luke and the Epiphany Church
330 S. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107


St. Luke's & the Ephiphany Church
330 S. 13th Street, Philadelphia PA 19107

City Kitties
P.O. Box 30851, Philadelphia PA 19104

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