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Dave D.L. Simmons

April 25, 1924 ~ July 23, 2017 (age 93)
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Mr. Dave L. Simmons, Sr.  was born on April 25th, 1924 in Clay County, Alabama to Len and Lizzie Simmons.  He transitioned to glory on July 23rd, 2017 following a very brief illness.  He enjoyed 93 vibrant years of life. Mr. Dave L. Simmons, Sr.  was born on April 25th, 1924 in Clay County, Alabama to Len and Lizzie Simmons.  He transitioned to glory on July 23rd, 2017 following a very brief illness.  He enjoyed 93 vibrant years of life. 

Dave was affectionately called D. L. by friends and family.  He was educated in the Clay County School System.

He served in the United States Army and retired from Navistar International in Indianapolis, IN after 33.3  years of service.  
He is survived by his immediate family:  His wife of 63 years, Mrs. Leona  Taylor Simmons, their two sons Dave Simmons Jr. and Daryl Simmons along with one daughter Carol Gregory.

He was loved and showed loved to a host of extended family members including his many grandchildren, two sisters (Ann Jones and Betty Simmons), along with many  nieces, nephews and cousins.

Although there were many people that held a special place in the heart of DL, none held a more special place than his nephews Donald, Ellis and Jimmy Simmons. 

 


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