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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.