April 19, 1944 - December 2, 2021
Byron L. “Doc” Simmons, age 77 of Moundsville, WV passed away Thursday, December 2, 2021 in WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV. He was born April 19, 1944 in Glen Dale, WV the son of the late Bernard R. and Eunice W. Reed Simmons. He was a member of First Christian Church, Moundsville; worked at the former Allied Chemical LCP from 1972 until 1992 when the company closed; retired from C&M Courier Service in 2010; and was a member of OCAW Local 3-586, where he served as past union president. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Merlin R. “Muggs” Simmons and his wife, Lillian; and a sister, Norma LaVern Wayt and her husband, Paul Blaine. Survivors include his wife, Joyce L. Wilkerson Simmons; three sons, Daniel L. (Kristine) Simmons of Grand Rapids, MI, Derek M. Simmons of Apollo, PA, and Jeffrey A. Simmons of Moundsville; a daughter, Christina M. (Kenny Beckner) Brooks of Billings, MT; a brother, LeLand Dean (Dixie) Simmons of Glen Dale; two step-children, Ronald M. (Hope) Wilkerson of Nashville, TN, and Debra L. (Donald) Young of Moundsville; five grandchildren, Jacquelyn Brooks, Jessica Brooks, Katelyn (Steven) Bartolovich, Jeremy Brooks, and Daniel W. Simmons; five step-grandchildren; eleven step great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5-8pm at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 400 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1pm with Rev. Wesley Howsare officiating. Interment in Limestone Cemetery, Moundsville.
Byron L. “Doc” Simmons, age 77 of Moundsville, WV passed away Thursday, December 2, 2021 in WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV. He was born April 19, 1944 in Glen Dale, WV the son of the late Bernard R. and Eunice... View Obituary & Service Information
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