A memorial service for Richard A. Mims, 59, of Bradenton Florida, is at 11 a.m. Friday, April 7, 2017, at Mannasota Park and Funeral Home in Bradenton. Mr. Mims passed away on March 24, 2017, at his residence. Born in Macon on Sept. 7, 1957, he was a son of E.C. and Kathryn Pritchett Mims. He graduated from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, and became a successful businessman in the insurance industry. Mr. Mims is survived by his parents, E.C. and Kathryn Mims, of Boston; his wife, Annette, of Bradenton; daughter, Amanda Mims Stare (Wes), of Colorado; brother, Randall (Sarah) Mims, along with niece, Kate, and nephew, Jake, all of Pennsylvania. The family requests no flowers. Memorial contributions to the National Brain Tumor Society, 55 Chapel Street, Suite 200, Newton, Massachusetts, will be welcomed and appreciated.
Published on April 5, 2017