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Donald Lynn Simmons

January 11, 1949 June 28, 2019
Donald Lynn Simmons
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Donald "Duke" Lynn Simmons, 70, of Dayton, passed away Friday, June 28, 2019, at Hawksbill Assisted Living in Luray.

Donald was born on January 11, 1949, a son of the late Doris Lilly (Allman) and Owen E. Simmons, Sr.

He retired from VDOT in Mt. Crawford after 23 years of service, and was a member of the Spring Creek Church of the Nazarene.

On Aug. 29, 1070, he was united in marriage to Shirley Jean (Smith) Simmons. who preceded him in death on June 26, 2009.

Donald is survived by a son,Willie Simmons and wife Laura, of Timberville; sisters, Terri Bragg and husband, Jimmy, of Harrisonburg, Susie Simmons of Harrisonburg; brothers, Owen E. Simmons, Jr, of Harrisonburg, Nelson K. Simmons and wife, Linda, of Harrisonburg, and Timmy W. Simmons and wife, Lisa, of Harrisonburg; grandson, Tristan B. Simmons and fiancé, Christina Parker, of Timberville, and many nieces & nephews.

He is also preceded in death by a sister, Patsy A. Simmons.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 AM on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Briery Branch Church Cemetery, with Rev. Deborah Cline officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.

Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater is entrusted with arrangements.

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11:00 AM 7/2/2019 11:00:00 AM
Briery Branch Church of The Brethren Cemetery

6628 Briery Branch Road
Dayton, VA 22821

Briery Branch Church of The Brethren Cemetery
6628 Briery Branch Road Dayton 22821 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Dept. 142
PO Box 1000
Memphis, TN 38148-0142

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