News Death Notice
SIMMONS, James W. "Bill" of Kettering, who was born June 13, 1938 in Norwood, Ohio, died Sunday, December 9, 2012 in Kettering Medical Center. He was 74. Bill was a Paper Handler for the Dayton Daily News who retired in 1999 after 31 years of service. He loved to laugh and always had a joke to tell, loved music and was a fan of Reds baseball. Bill was preceded in death by his infant son: James W. Jr.; his father: James O., and his mother: Sarah Williams. He is survived by his wife: Barbara; his son and daughter-in-law: Robert and Jan of Charlotte, North Carolina; his daughter and son-in-law: Brenda and Brian Storck; sister: Alice Smiley; mother-in-law: Joyce Foster; sisters-in-law: Diana Norman, Dorothy Sutton, Dorcas Hall, Linda McConnell and Lisa Mitchell; brothers-in-law: Richard McConnell, Talmadge Nickell and Joe Mitchell and many nieces and nephews. FUNERAL SERVICE will begin Friday at 12:30 PM in the Woodland Mausoleum Chapel, Dayton. Deacon James Olinger presiding. BURIAL to follow. VISITATION will be in the chapel that same morning, Friday, from 11:15 AM to 12:30 PM. Arrangements entrusted to HARRIS FUNERAL HOME, 49 Linden Avenue, Dayton 937-253-3129. May his soul rest in peace.