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J.D. Simmons

February 5, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Monday, February 3, 2014
Funeral: 
Saturday, February 8, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
Parker County Cowboy Church, 5050 FM 5 in Aledo
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Holland Lake Nursing Center, 1201 Holland Lake Rd, Weatherford, TX 76086.

J.D. Simmons, 83, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014.
A celebration of life memorial will be held Saturday, Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. at the
Parker County Cowboy Church, 5050 FM 5 in Aledo with Rev. Robert Bastic officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Holland Lake Nursing Center, 1201 Holland Lake Rd, Weatherford, TX 76086.
Mr. Simmons was born Sept. 3, 1930 to the late J.D. and Annie Simmons of Gonzales. He served 13 years in the Army National Guard Artillery Division as s first lieutenant. He had multiple careers with AT&T, American Manufacturing and was a bus driver for Aledo ISD.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Carolyn Harrill Simmons; son Gregory Simmons of Benbrook; daughters, Gaylia Simmons Hammond of Arlington,and Jenny Simmons of Fort Worth; grandsons, Jeff Bishop of Aledo, and Stephen Hammond and wife Liza Rodriguez Hammond of Fort Worth; granddaughter, Katy Hammond of College Station; sister, Leona Garner of Waco; brother, Walter Simmons and wife Shirley Simmons of Gonzales; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, September 23

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Granbury Acton MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS at Crowley;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 24

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Aledo Meet McAnally, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 25

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Lakeland Academy, 4:30 p.m. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Joshua at Aledo, 7th Gym 1 & 8th MPC;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, September 26

  • AHS Varsity Girls Black at Granbury Girls Tournament, Harbor Lakes through Sept. 27

  • AHS vs. Joshua at Aledo;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH vs. St. Paul's Lutheran at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m. *District Game

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Homecoming, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Rockwall Christian at Aledo Middle School, Homecoming, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 27

  • AHS JV at Chisholm Trail JV Tournament, times TBA

Monday, September 29

  • Sept. 29 or Oct. 2, Aledo Middle School vs. Alvarado at Aledo High School, 4:20 p.m.

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