Daniel Ray Simon, 70, of Silsbee, died Friday, February 7, 2014. He was born on January 20, 1944, in Lucedale, Mississippi, to Hazel Havard Simon and Clarence Simon. During the Cambodia War, Daniel served as a United States Army Ranger. He later worked as a pipeline supervisor for Bechtel Corporation. Survivors include his children, Rhonda Simon and Danny Simon and his wife, Dianne, all of Silsbee; and Michael Simon of Orange; grandchildren, Kolbie Kruft, Klaire Simon, Brittany Simon, and Jackson Simon; mother, Hazel Roy of Silsbee; and brothers, Flennis Simon and his wife, Donna, of California; Tommy Simon and his wife, Shirley, and Allen Roy and his wife, Sherri, all of Houston. He is preceded in death by his father, Clarence Simon; and his step-father, Rufus Roy. His committal was held at Broussard's Crematorium, Beaumont. Complete and updated information may be found at broussards1889.com.
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Feb. 9, 2014