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Hobert Lee Simmons
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Obituary for Hobert Lee Simmons

Hobert Lee Simmons, 84, of Rockingham, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at Bellaire at Stone Port in Harrisonburg.

Hobert was born in Moyers, WV, on November 5, 1932, and was a son of the late Mary Emma (Stone) and Robert Lee Simmons.

He was a farmer, and a school bus driver for Rockingham and Pendelton County for over 20 years. He was a member of Mount Olive Presbyterian Church in Hinton.

He was united in marriage on December 11, 1954, to Glenna Mae (Kiser) Simmons, who preceded him in death on February 14, 2015.

Hobert is survived by two daughters, Diana Marie Kenney and friend John, of Harrisonburg, and Sandra Riddel and husband J.N., of Weyers Cave; son, Gary Lee Simmons and Shelley, of Harrisonburg; sister, Naomi Ruth Nelson and husband Kenneth, of Moyers, WV; sister-in-laws, Margaret Ann Kiser and Jacquelyn Kiser, both of Rockingham; aunt, Dorothy Stone, of Rockingham; three grandchildren, Tim Kenney, Ryan Kenney and wife Dorottya, and James Riddel; a great-granddaughter, Hayley Kenney; his special caregivers at Bellaire Memory Care Unit at Stone Port.

A funeral service will be conducted 2PM Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Mount Olive Presbyterian Church in Hinton, with Pastors Stacy Meyerhoeffer and Bob Silling officiating. Burial will follow at Cooks Creek Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 7PM Saturday, September 23, 2017, at Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Olive Presbyterian Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 182, Hinton, VA 22831.

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Hinton, VA 22831

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Hinton, VA 22831

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