Harold Allen Simons, age 74, of Union City, Ohio passed away at 4:52 P.M. on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at his residence. Harold was born February 28, 1940 in Versailles, Ohio to the late Roy & Elizabeth (McGreevy) Simons.
Harold is survived by his wife of 44 years, Linda (Laine) Simons whom he married July 18, 1970; sons & daughters-in-law, Roy & Angie Simons of Union City, Ohio, Allen & Uni Simons of Milford, Indiana, Kevin Simons of Cromwell, Indiana and Johnny & Cari Simons of Greenville, Ohio; daughters & sons-in-law, Melissa & Tim Lear of Gettysburg, Ohio and Jodie & Dave Gibson of Hollansburg, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters & brother-in-law, Barbara & Paul Wiford of Centerville, Ohio, Helen Gerlach of Dayton, Ohio and Carol Shrayer of Sidney, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Harold was also preceded in death by 3 brothers and 3 sisters.
Harold retired from Anchor Hocking in 2002 with 33 years of service. He was a member of the Versailles Eagles for many years.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, January 2, 2015 at Zechar Bailey funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Matthew O’Shell officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens in Darke County. The family will receive friends on Friday from 9:00 to 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com