Richard E. SIMON

SIMON, Richard E. 79, of Springwood II, Pinellas Park was born Nov. 12, 1934 and died Monday Jan. 6, 2014, after a long illness. Mr. Simon was born in Chicago, IL he was the son of Michael Simon and Ruth (Soemo) Simon. He attended Chicago public schools and served in U.S. Army during the Korean War Era. Mr. Simon worked for Illinois Bell until he relocated to Florida in 1970, where he worked for GTE as PABX Installer until his retirement in 1993. Mr. Simon is survived by his wife, Betty (Bell) Simon of 50 years; daughter, Jill Ann Ferreira of St. Petersburg; sons, Paul Richard Simon of New York City and Peter Allen Simon of Loveland, OH and their spouses; three grandchildren, Neva Simon, Jake Simon and Nicholas Ferreira; sisters, Eunice (Simon) Waltmire of Chicago, IL and Jaqueline (Simon) Swan of PawPaw, IL; as well as many nephews and nieces. A memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, Jan. 12, at 4 pm. Taylor Family Funeral Home 5300 Park Boulevard Pinellas Park, FL 33781 727-545-9858

Funeral Home

Taylor Family Funeral Home & Cremation Center
5300 Park Boulevard Pinellas Park, FL 37781
(727) 545-9858

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Jan. 10, 2014