WHITESBORO – Funeral services for Edward Blake Simmons, 20, will be held Saturday, April 20, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Meador Funeral Home Chapel in Whitesboro, Texas with Rev. Rick Carney officiating. Interment will follow the service at Oakwood Cemetery in Whitesboro, Texas. Visitation services will be held, Friday, April 19, from 6 - 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
He passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 in Whitesboro.
Blake was born on June 24, 1992 in Sherman, Texas to Christopher Shane Simmons and Melia Ann Meals. He was a graduate of Whitesboro High School. He was employed at the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla.
He is survived by his sisters, Celisa Meals of Denton, Texas; Makayla Williams of Whitesboro; father, Shane Simmons, of Dallas, Texas; step-father, Brad Williams, of Whitesboro; aunt and uncle, Tami and Douglas Schares, of Whitesboro; cousins: Hunter, Devin and Hannah Schares; and grandparents, Mickey and Jean Meals, of Whitesboro, as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Melia Williams.
The pallbearers will be Devin Schares, Tyler Swift, Daniel Jones, Jonathan Jones, Matt Miller and Justin Hosp.
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