AMerican Veteran 11

Gary Wayne Simmons

August 12, 1951 ~ April 28, 2021 (age 69)

Obituary

Gary Wayne Simmons

1951 - 2021

Gary Wayne Simmons, age 69 of Ankeny, Iowa, departed this life on April 28, 2021 in Des Moines, Iowa.  He was born on August 12, 1951 in Louisville, KY to James Simmons and the late Marsetta Simmons.  Gary was married to his soul-mate, Melissa Simmons, on June 26, 2015.

Gary loved his country and served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.  He was a manager at Fresh Thyme Market.  Gary was saved at Campbell’s Chapel United Baptist Church on March 28, 1967, and remained a member until his passing. 

He is survived by his family, whom he adored— his wife, Melissa Simmons; three children, Marsetta Nicolocchia, Deborah Reyes (John) and Gary Simmons, Jr.; two step-children, Ben Phillips and Jessica Phillips; five grandsons; one great-granddaughter; his father, James Simmons (Jean); two brothers, Ricky Simmons (Della) and Tony Simmons and one sister, Gina Miller (Paul).  Besides his mother, he was also preceded in death by one sister, Nancy Fitzwater. 

VISITATION

11 am — 2 pm, Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel

FUNERAL SERVICE

2 pm, Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
May 5, 2021

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel
504 Washington Street
Brownsville, KY 42210

Funeral Service
Wednesday
May 5, 2021

2:00 PM
Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel
504 Washington Street
Brownsville, KY 42210

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