Miami reverend, community activist dies

HIALEAH, FLA. (WSVN) - Many in South Florida are mourning the loss of a religious leader who died this past weekend.

The Rev. Willie Sims died on Saturday.

Sims graduated from Northwestern Senior High in 1966 and served as an associate pastor at Peaceful Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Miami. He was also a longtime and at times outspoken community activist.

His is survived by his wife, Bonnie, and two daughters.

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