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Monday, June 13, 2016

Felix J. “Junior” Simmons (June 4, 2016)

Felix J. “Junior” Simmons, age 92, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 1:14 PM at Versailles Health Care Center, Versailles, Ohio. He was born on May 22, 1924 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Felix E. & Loree (Eley) Simmons.

He is survived by his brother and sister in law, Larry D. & Carol Simmons of Versailles; niece, Michelle (Sam) Holsapple of Versailles; nephew, Larry E. Simmons of Webster, OH; great nieces, Paige and Brigette Holsapple; as well as other nieces and nephews living out of state.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Naomi (Miller) Simmons and brother, Paul Simmons.

Felix was a member of the United States Army and worked as a farmer for 19 years as well as at Willowdell Sales for 22 years.

There will be a graveside service held on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 2:30 PM at Greenlawn Cemetery, Versailles, Ohio, with Pastor David Wilson officiating. Family will receive friends on Thursday from 1-2 PM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Versailles Emergency Medical Services.

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