Santeaun Nicholas “Sant” Sims, 26 of Forest Hills, formerly of Clairton, passed away on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at his home. He was born on June 16, 1995, in Pittsburgh to Claude S. and Michele R. Sims of McKeesport. Sant is survived by his brothers Xavier (Jasmine) Means of Clairton, C.J. Sims of McKeesport, and Diego Sims of McKeesport. He is further survived by sisters Courtney Sims of Clarksburg, Maryland, Claudia Sims of McKeesport, Lennox (Garrett) King of Greenbelt, Maryland, and his twin Hunter (Kim) Jones-Sims of Forest Hills. He is also survived by his paternal grandparents Dolores Sledge and Calvin and Violet Sims and aunts Valerie Pavlick-Gnazzo and Adrianne Miller. Further survivors include many nieces and nephews, by whom he will be greatly missed. He also leaves behind his girlfriend Iyannah Grant and her daughter Isla. Santeaun was preceded in death by his sister BreAnne as well as his grandparents Delbert and Edith Pavlick. He was a member of the Union Carpenters Local 432. He owned Sant Sims Contracting and worked as a carpenter, where he filled the role of the handyman who could do anything. He enjoyed playing flag football, poker, Playstation, cornhole, and participating in all types of athletics, including but not limited to baseball, basketball, diving, swimming, and track. As a 2013 graduate of Clairton High School, he leaves behind many close friends, teammates, and family members. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, December 16, 2021, from 2-8 p.m. at S.M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 432 N. 6th St, Clairton, PA 15025. A service will take place at the funeral home at 8 p.m. A committal service as well as entombment will occur at 10 a.m. Friday, December 17, 2021, at Lebanon Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the funeral home to defray costs. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.
In remembrance of Sant, the family requests that, if able, visitors wear Pittsburgh Steelers apparel to the visitation.
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