Dr. David G. Simmons of Campbellsville passed from this life on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at his home. Born in Green County on August 18, 1933 to the late Austin and Reba (Hill) Simmons, he was 87 years, 2 months, and 20 days of age. He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Christian faith and attended The Rock Church in Campbellsville. Dr. Simmons was a graduate of Green County High School, the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, and had attained the rank of Captain in the United States Air Force. His generous heart will be dearly missed by those who knew him best.
He leaves to mourn his passing:
His wife: Catina (Rooker) Simmons,
His children: Sherrie Pate and husband Derrel, Lisa Brown and husband Eddie, Cindy Springer and husband Kenneth, LeeAnne Simmons-Hernandez and husband Mark, and Karol Joyce Simmons, Riley Grace Simmons, Zakhi “Ki” Elijah Simmons, and Zakari “Kari” Simmons; his step-children: Corey Tyler Caldwell, Hannah Elizabeth Faith Frazier,
Grandchildren: David Pate and wife MeLisa, Melissa Smith and husband Casey, Rebecca Hood and husband Austin, Michael Stokes and companion Taylor Cauthon, Clint Brown, Ashley Springer, Lindsey LeBlanc and husband Jake, Elizabeth Springer and companion Eric Clinebell, Evan Simmons and his step-grandchild: Greyson Trey Frazier.
Great-grandchildren: Olivia Pate, Eli Pate, Aubrey Smith, Ben Smith, and Preston Smith, Dax Stokes, Charlee LeBlanc, and Harper LeBlanc,
Father-in-law: Lindsey Thompson and wife Linda,
Mother-in-law: Linda Rooker,
A close friend: Jarvis Agee and a host of other family members and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a step-daughter: Britany Brockman.
The funeral service to honor the life of Dr. Simmons on Friday, November 13, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Bro. Jeff Newton will be officiating. The Marion County Veterans Honor Guard will conduct full military honors. A private burial will be in the Mt. Washington Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, Nov. 13, from 12:00 PM until time for the service.
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