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Stephen Lee Simmons, 60, Bloomington

 

Stephen Lee Simmons, 60, Bloomington, died Monday morning, Aug. 26, 2013, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.
Born Jan. 9, 1953 in Bloomington, he was son of Richard Paul and Martha Louise (Anderson) Simmons. He retired two years ago from Indiana University Central Stores, where he worked as a supervisor. He liked listening to “oldies” music and coin collecting. He attended Great Harvest Ministry Center along with his wife, Roberta. He graduated in 1971 from University High School.
He is survived by his loving wife, Roberta (Nichols) Simmons of Bloomington; his mother, Martha Simmons of Ft. Worth, Texas, formerly of Bloomington; his two sons, Jarrod Lee (LaDena) Simmons of Bloomington and Casey Dale (Mandy) Simmons of Nashville; a sister, Joy (David) Petty of Ft. Worth, Texas; three brothers, Roger Simmons (Nancy Burger) of Fremont, Calif., Randall and Danny Simmons, both of Ft. Worth, Texas; his former sister-in-law, Sandy Simmons of Gainesville, Fla.; and six grandchildren, Ricey Norman, Kirsten, Casey Jr., and Kaitlyn Simmons, Aaliyah Favors and Layla Simmons.
He was preceded in death by his father.
The funeral service will be conducted at noon Thursday, Aug. 29 at the Great Harvest Ministry Center, 1107 South Fairview St., Bloomington, with Pastor Tony Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery, Bloomington. Friends can visit the family from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday.
Online condolences can be given at DeremiahFryeMortuary.com.
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  • August 29
    Watermelon fundraiser on Village Green
    1 to 4 p.m. Village Green, Main and Jefferson streets
  • August 30
    Golf scramble to benefit BCHS athletics set
    1 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • August 30
    Mission trip presentation at Fruitdale church
    2 p.m. Midway Church,
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane