James D. Simmons(1930 - 2014)

James D. Simmons

AGE: 83 • Formerly of New Castle

James D. Simmons, 83, formerly of New Castle, DE died Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at the Delaware Veterans Home, Milford. Mr. Simmons was born in Patterson, NC the son of the late Thomas and Effie (Green) Simmons. He worked as a roofer for New Castle Roofing. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Lighthouse Christian Center, Milford. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughters Patricia Gail Baldwin in 2005 and Brenda Dale King in 2000 as well as 10 brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his son James David Simmons (Bobbi), daughters Paula K. DeVita (John Norris); step-daughters Linda Fletcher and Eva Stepp; two brothers Carl Simmons and Ken Simmons; 12 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.

Friends may call from 10 - 11 am on Wednesday, January 15 at the Lighthouse Christian Center, 662 Milford - Harrington Highway, Milford where funeral services will be held at 11 am. Burial with Navy Honors will be at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Patriots Way, Millsboro, DE. Arr. by Lofland Funeral Home, Milford, DE.

Funeral Home

Lofland Funeral Home - Milford
102 Lakeview Avenue Milford, DE 19963
(302) 422-5416

Published in The News Journal on Jan. 12, 2014