Thomas Ray (Tommy) Simmons (1929 - 2014)

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Thomas Ray (Tommy) Simmons

Jackson, MS

Thomas Ray Simmons, 85, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at Baptist Hospital. Visitation will be held Thursday, July 31, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Chancellor Funeral Home in Byram, with services following at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel. Interment will follow in Lakewood South Memorial Park.

A veteran of the Navy, Tommy spent his entire working days serving others with Simmons Heating and Air Conditioning. He was a very active and charter member of Creston Hills Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Donis; son Mark Simmons; sisters Doris Fail (J.T.) and Barbara Carroll; four grandchilden, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Tommy is preceded in death by his parents, Foster and Ladora Simmons and brother John Calvin of Louin.

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Funeral Home
Chancellor Funeral Home
7225 S Siwell Rd Byram, MS 39272
(601) 372-2955
Funeral Home Details
Published in Clarion Ledger on July 30, 2014
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