Patrick Simmons

Patrick Kevin Simmons Born March 17th, 1924 "St. Paddy's" Day in San Francisco, passed away peacefully December 27th, 2012. Pat was a World War II Veteran "Navy Subs," Retired SFPD Lieutenant, Eureka Valley Boy, and a graduate of Lowell High School. An honorable man, a fine policeman, loyal husband, loving father, dedicated grandfather, and "one hell of a friend." He was a member of the Sunset Tennis Club and Hollydale Club at the Russian River. Pat loved his Family, his loyal Dog "Shadow," summers at the Russian River, attending the Sonoma County Fair for the annual horse races, playing golf, and a little J & B. He Loved to tell stories and had an outstanding sense of humor. Pat was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Pauline "Dolly" Simmons and his son Patrick Kevin Simmons Jr. He is survived by his children Susan Grimsrud (Marty), Colleen Simmons, George Simmons (Ann), Judi Simmons, and Theresa Simmons. He is also survived by his 11 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandson, many nieces / nephews and his brother George Simmons.
Services will be held at St. Annes of the Sunset Church 850 Judah St. on February 2, 2013 at 10:30am. A luncheon to celebrate the life of Pat Simmons will follow at the Irish Cultural Center, 2700 45th. Ave. Please call 415-786-6233 or email, if attending the luncheon.
God Luv Ya.... Friends & Family
Published in San Francisco Chronicle on Jan. 6, 2013