Robert E. Simons, 85, of Delray Beach, FL and former resident of Longmeadow, MA, passed away Wednesday, December 7th with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Jean Simons, who predeceased him in 2010. He was the son of the late Samuel G. and Helen R. Simons. Bob leaves his three children, Richard and wife Melissa of E. Longmeadow, David of Tampa, and Leslie of Coral Springs. He leaves his five grandchildren Sam ("North"), Josh, Sam ("South"), Daniel and Chelsea. Bob was a graduate of Bates College, class of 1954, and later became the President and owner of S.G. Simons Insurance Agency. He was the former President of the Springfield Association of Insurance Agents, Director of Twin Hills Country Club & Realty and a former member of the Western Massachusetts Football Officials. He was a loving father who enjoyed time with his family, friends and his dogs. He enjoyed golfing as well as fishing, stamp-collecting and playing bridge. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Shriners Hospital for Children
, 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA 01104. Funeral and burial will be held in Springfield, MA on Dec. 12th.
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Published by Sun-Sentinel on Dec. 9, 2016.