Walter L. Simmons, 86, of Hogansville, passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at his residence. Walter was born November 15, 1927 the son of Buel Edward and Minnie Lee (Brock) Simmons. Walter served his country by serving in the United States Army. He worked many years as a comptroller for Bill Heard Enterprises. Walter had a very special caretaker; Mrs. Gladys Simmons RN.
He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Pearlie "Fowler" Simmons; daughters: Barbara Simmons (Robert) Parker, Peggy Simmons; son: William A. (Gladys) Simmons; grandchildren: Robert Brewell (Kristy) Parker III of Pine Mountain, Ga., John Mark (Jill) Parker of LaGrange, Stephanie Simmons (Ronny) Cole of Dallas, GA., Christy Chipman Jones of Columbus, Ga., Heather Chipman (Bubba) Fowler of LaGrange, Jeff Chipman of Atlanta, Jeremy Huckaby and Sammy Huckaby; great-grandchildren: Robert Brewell Parker IV (Brew), Caroline Alyse Parker, Harrison Grace Parker, Olivia Nicole Parker, Bailey Marie Parker, Harley Elizabeth Parker, Alexis LeeAnn Parker, John Tuff Parker, Ivy Jones, Hunter Fowler, Houston Fowler, Hannah Fowler, Aaron Chipman, Logan Huckaby and several nieces and nephews.
Walter was preceded in death by his parents.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 21, 2014 at Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home. The funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 22, 2014 at the LaGrange Pentecostal Church, with Pastor Leonard Hodge and Pastor Hank Avara officiating, with burial to follow at Shadowlawn Cemetery.
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