Graveside services will be held Monday, October 9, 2017, at 2:00 PM from Hillcrest Memorial Park with Steve Kitchings officiating.
Family and friends are requested to assemble at the graveside.
Mr. Simmons, son of the late George and Ruby Lee Simmons, was a farmer, and worked for Groover Construction. He also worked for Augusta Christian Schools for many years.
He was preceded in death by his sons, Larry and Jerry Simmons, and by six siblings.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Faye and Kenneth Warr, of AL, Victor and Brenda Simmons, also of AL; Jim and Marilyn Thompson, of WV, Rebecca Paul, of Augusta, Dennis and Teresa Thompson, also of Augusta, Linda and Jim Hulsey, of Dearing, and Rhonda and Gary Scott, of Augusta; 23 grandchildren, 45 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.
If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2607 Commons Blvd, Augusta, GA 30909.
The family will receive friends Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 4:00 until 6:00 PM at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.