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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.
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 23
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 27
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 27
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 28
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road
  • December 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 31
    Live band at the Playhouse
    8 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 2
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    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 8
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    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
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