— J.D. Simmons, 83, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014.
A Celebration of Life Memorial is 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Parker County Cowboy Church, 5050 FM Road 5, Aledo, with Rev. Robert Bastic officiating. Directions: take Interstate 20 to Mikus/FM 5 Exit 415, go south, 7.8 miles on the left.
J.D. was born Sept. 3, 1930, to the late J.D. and Annie Simmons of Gonzales, Texas. He had 13 years service in the Army National Guard Artillery Division as 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, Stephen Hammond and wife, Liza Rodriguez Hammond, of Fort Worth; granddaughter, Katy Hammond, attending Texas A&M at College Station; sister, Leona Garner, of Waco; brother, Walter Simmons and wife, Shirley, of Gonzales; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to Holland Lake Nursing Center, 1201 Holland Lake Road, Weatherford, TX 76086.