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Shane Sims

Shane SimsShane Marshall Sims, age 37, of Houston, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2020 at his residence. He was born July 14, 1982 in Houston to parents, Ted Sims and Mary Seelhurst Sims. Shane attended Tomball High School where he excelled in football and was recruited by several universities ultimately choosing TCU, playing football and track. He graduated from TCU with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications in 2005. Shane began hunting at the age of 5 and has deer hunted all throughout South Texas and Mexico for over 25 years. His experience and knowledge from a young age made him a premier south Texas outfitter. Shane and his father, Ted own and operate Sims Whitetail Ranch where he managed the daily operations and hunts.

Shane is survived by fiancée and love of his life, Shannon Fish of Houston; daughter, Kyleigh Sims of Corpus Christi; parents, Ted and Mary Sims of Magnolia; brothers, Rodney Sims of Longview, Monte Jones of Magnolia; nephew, Tanner Jones of Rockwall; grandparent, Kenneth Barnes of Tomball; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jim and Yvonne Fish of Spring; host of family and many friends. He is preceded in death by brother, Troy Jones; grandparents, Bette Barnes, Lester and Margie Sims.

Funeral services for Shane Marshall Sims will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 22, 2020 in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Brother Terry Gibson and Bro. Drew Scott officiating. Interment to follow at the Hill Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 12 noon prior to service.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Houston Safari Club Foundation at

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  1. Shannon, We have you & your family in our thoughts & Prayers & send love & prayers for peace to Shane’s family & friend.

  2. My heart breaks at hearing this news. I will be praying for you guys.

  3. Mary, Ted, Monte

    My heart is broken for you all, my heart is broken for me, I loved this kid.
    There are no words that can help. Just know you will see him again.
    Take 1 day at a time, even 1 hour at a time.
    You are loved
    Your friend

  4. Ted and Mary,
    My heart aches for you…Tye considers Shane a brother and
    loved his time spent at the ranch with your family.


  5. Thank You Heavenly Father for Shane Sims being apart of our lives.

    May the Peace of God give comfort to Ted, Mary, Shannon, Monte and family.

    The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18

  6. Shannon – I am SO sorry for your loss. My heartfelt condolences and prayers are with you and Shane’s family.

  7. Ted, Mary and family

    We are so sorry for your loss. We will be praying for all of you.

  8. Shannon, Jim, Yvonne i am so sorry for your loss My condolences and prayers to be with you all! God bless Shane and his family
    John Lodge, JW Lodge Eric Lodge and Family.

  9. Shannon,

    Our deepest condolences to you during this time. You are in our thoughts and prayers, along with Shane’s family & friends.

  10. The Sabbe family sends our love, our condolences,and our prayers. Mary, you are in my heart, which is breaking for you. God be with you!

  11. Shannon, my heart felt condolences. Although our friendship was new I was looking forward to many years of a great friendship. He was a true inspiration to me. I always enjoyed his visits and his love for what he was doing whit the deer and the Sheep. My heart aches for you and Shane family.

  12. Ted and Mary I’m so sorry. May God grant you comfort and peace on the days to come! Prayers of comfort for each of the family members and friends!!

  13. Thinking of you with love and prayers…..

    Gayle and Devin (Jones)
    Darlene and Cory (Baker)

    “Be still and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10

  14. Thinking of you with love and prayers…..

  15. Our hearts are broken with the loss of Shane. Our very deepest sympathy to Mary and Ted and family. I met Shane by being his sub. Teacher at high school. Such a sweet young man. He became my son Cody’s best friend. They did allot together. Cody looked up to Shane like a big brother. My heart is broken at his loss. I remember the day I cooked for Shane and Cody a big lunch of Chicken fried venison back strap and mashed potatoes with tomato gravy. They ate so much. I thought they were going to have to take a nap. There is another angel in the heavens. Forever in our hearts. Prayers to his daughter Kayleigh and Fiancee Shannon Fish, Ted and Mary and family.

  16. Gone but will never be forgotten.

  17. I only knew Shane for a short time, he treated me like family, we had some unbelievable memories shooting hunting fishing. I will miss him …

  18. I’m so very sorry. We will be praying for you, Shannon & all of the family. Sending our love,

  19. Dear Ted and Mary, we are all so sorry for your loss of Shane.
    What a shame that Shane passed at such a young age. May he Rest In Peace and May God bless him as well as you two at this sad time.
    My son Jim also passes his deepest sympathy to y’all
    Bobby and Marcelina Westfall

  20. Dearest Shannon, Jim & Yvonne

    Our deepest sympathy as you mourn this loss of this incredible soul in your lives. May God provide all that you need during this time and in the future.

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