Melvin H. Sims, 81 of Wash. DC, passed on May 10, 2017. His Home Going Celebration will be held on Tuesday May 23, 2017 at Covenant Baptist Church, 3845 South Capitol Street S.W. Washington, DC 20032. Viewing will begin 10AM and service will begin immediately afterwards. Floral contributions can be sent no later than Monday to Cunningham Turch Funeral Home 811 Cameron St. Alexandria, VA 22314.