Passed peacefully away on the 30th day of January 2013 at the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital. Mr. Melvin Simms Of Roddickton was in his 78th year. HE leaves to mourn his wife Louise Simms – Roddickton, NL; Daughters Judy(Terry) Norman –Fort McMurray, AB; Pauline(Dennis) Hancock – Roddickton, NL; Linda(Tom) Newman – Roddickton, NL; Bonnie (Kevin) Newman -- Roddickton, NL.; Patsy(Chris) Hewlett – Kitchener, ON; Ina(Eugene) Brenton – Roddickton, NL; Brother Arch(Pearl) Simms – Roddickton, NL; Sisters Ruby Swain –Carbonear, NL; Leah(Ronald) Lidstone – Reidville, NL; Madeline(Warrick) Newman – Englee, nL; Fifteen Grandchildren, Thirteen Great Grandchildren, lots of nephews and nieces and many other relatives and friends. Visitation was held at The Apostolic Faith Church in Roddickton form which the funeral service was held at 2:00pm on the 3rd day of February with Pastor Rene Cassell officiating. Interment followed in to The Apostolic Faith church cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard funeral director.