John "Jack" F. Simon, Sr.
Pensacola - John "Jack" F. Simon, Sr., 86, of Pensacola, FL passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021.
Jack was born on March 17, 1935 in Hazlehurst, MS to Sue Scarborough Simon & Luther Carroll Simon. He served his country honorably in the US Air Force. Jack and his wife owned and operated Sandy's, and later Jack's Restaurant. He later went to work for Pacer Industries and ultimately retired. Jack was a parishioner of Little Flower Catholic Church. He enjoyed coaching youth sports and rooting for the Ole Miss Rebels.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Maxine Simon; as well as his brother, Billy Carroll Simon.
Survivors include four children: daughter, Dori Simon Lipscomb (Allen) and their son Brett; son, John "Bubba" Simon, Jr. (Jennifer) and their children McKenzie and Jasper; son, Scott Simon (Tammy) and their children Maggie and Eli; daughter, Susan Peaden (David Peaden, II) and their children Katherine, John David and Lauren; his sister, Joyce Rials; his brother, Bobby Simon (Shelia); as well as a large family of nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
Funeral Mass will be held 1:30pm Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Little Flower Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Matt Worthen, LT, CHC, USN celebrant. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Little Flower Catholic Church.
The family would like to extend special thanks to all the staff of The Blake of Pensacola, FL for their exceptional care and support.