Originally created 06/04/99

Mr. Ray Simmons



ABINGDON, Va. -- Mr. Ray Herman Simmons, 75, of White's Mill Road, died Thursday, June 3, 1999, at Johnson Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at McKee-Stone Funeral Home, Martinsville. Burial will be in Roselawn Burial Park.

Mr. Simmons, a native of Louisiana, had retired from DuPont. He was a Navy veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Pearl Simmons; three daughters, Brenda Douglas, Aiken, Donna Sue Morris, North Augusta, and Marsha Tolbot, Martinsville; a stepson, Doug Lilly, Houston; a stepdaughter, Doris Herl, Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; a brother, John Roy Simmons, Bastrop, La.; two sisters, Ruth Adams and Grace Adams, both of Bogalusa, La.; and nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 564 Bouldin Road, Ridgeway, VA 24148.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.