Frankie W. Simmons "Stretch" passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was born and raised in Evansville, IN and a graduate of Central High School. After graduation he later moved to East Chicago, IN and established residence. Frankie was a retired employee of LTV Steel Corp. He is preceded in death by parents Oliver & Wanda Simmons, 2 brothers Lloyd Simmons & Victor Simmons. Survived by 3 daughters Charlotte Simmons, Tanya (Louis) Whetsell and Keli (Darnale) Shamble; 1 sister Delecia Simmons, 8 grandchildren, aunt Venetia Collins, niece Krystle (Timothy) Jelks, nephew Derrick (Carol) Finn, love one Andrew Smith, Special friend Marjorie Patterson, and a host of other cousins, relatives and friends. Visitation Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 9am-11am with funeral services to follow at 11:00am all at the New Hope MB Church, 2307 Rhode Island St. Officiating Bishop S. Roberts. Interment at Fern Oaks Cemetery.
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Published in Post-Tribune on Jun. 20, 2018.