Eddie Simmons

Eddie E. Simmons

Eddie Edward Simmons, 66, of Tallahassee, FL, passed on Sunday, May 4, 2014. Funeral services are 11:00 a.m. Saturday at St. John Missionary Baptist Church with the Reverend Leroy Simmons, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Southside Cemetery. Viewing-visitation is 3-7:30 Friday at TILLMAN OF TALLAHASSEE 850-942-1950. A retired Building Services Department maintenance technician at FSU, he was a former food service employee at FAMU and a professional painter. He was a member of Miracle Temple Apostolic Holiness Church. Treasuring his love are: his daughters, Edwina Simmons, Chiquita (Andre) Jean, Selrena, Domanique, Tamarine and Apryl Simmons; son, Archique Simmons; stepdaughter, Elizabeth Harris; one raised as his son, Myriel Watson; sisters, Linda Parrish (Timothy) Madry, Janice Parrish and Miashia Mitchell; brothers, William "Jackie" (Gwendolyn) Simmons, Dennis (Patricia) Simmons, Frank Parrish, Maurice (Janie) Brown, Roger (Linda) and Robert (Bea) Williams; 17 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three aunts; two uncles; a devoted companion and friend, Mary L. Pye; along with several other relatives and friends. Eddie was preceded in death by his mother, Mrs. Claudia Bell Simmons and fathers, Nathaniel Jones and Frank Parrish, Sr.


Funeral Home

Tillman Funeral Home
4006 Crawfordville Road Tallahassee, FL 32305

Published in Tallahassee Democrat on May 15, 2014