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Sheldon O. Simmons

June 1, 1935 September 18, 2019
Sheldon O. Simmons
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Sheldon O. Simmons, 84, of Bridgewater, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at University of Virginia Medical Center.

Sheldon was born in Sugar Grove, WV, on June 1, 1935, a son of the late Myra Alice (Mitchell) and William Luther Simmons.

He retired from Airgas in Harrisonburg, and later worked for the Harrisonburg Auto Auction part-time. He was a member of Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren, and had served in the U.S. Army.

On Nov. 11, 1961, he was united in marriage to Annie (Rexrode) Simmons, who survives.

Sheldon is also survived by a daughter, Shelby Simmons of Bridgewater; a son, Jeffrey Simmons and wife, Audrey, of Dayton; sisters, Doris Willett of Merritt Island, FL, and Peggy Renner and husband, William, of Funkstown, MD; a brother, Herman Simmons of Hinton; granddaughter, Brittany Simmons; numerous nieces and nephews,

He is preceded in death by siblings, Leota Willson, Frances "Sis" Oland, Norman Simmons, and Stelman "Gabe" Simmons; brothers-in-law, Bill Willson, Edwin Oland, and Robert "Bob" Willett; sister-in-law, JoAnn Simmons.

A memorial service will be conducted 3 PM Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren with Pastor LaDawn Knicely officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. Per Sheldon's wishes, he will be cremated with a private burial.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sentara RMH Hahn Cancer Center, 2008 Health Campus Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22801, American Heart Assoc., 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060, and/or Beaver Creek Church Building Fund., 5651 Beaver Creek Road, Bridgewater, VA 22812.

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memorial service




3:00 PM 9/23/2019 3:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 9/23/2019 4:00:00 PM
Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren

5651 Beaver Creek Rd
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Pastor LaDawn Knicely officiating.

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren
5651 Beaver Creek Rd Bridgewater 22812 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Sentara RMH Hahn Cancer Center

2008 Health Campus Drive
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

American Heart Association

4217 Park Place Court
Glen Allen, VA 23060

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren

5651 Beaver Creek Road
Bridgewater, VA 22812
Attn: Building Fund

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