George A Simmons

Born: Thu., Jun. 2, 1932
Died: Fri., May 11, 2018


Visitation

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, Wed., May 16, 2018
Location: Montpelier - East Main St.


Funeral Service

12:00 PM Wed., May 16, 2018
Location: Montpelier - East Main St.


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George A. Simmons, 85 of Lake Wales, Florida passed Friday, May 11, 2018 at the Winter Haven Hospital in Winter Haven, Florida. He was born June 2, 1932 in West Unity, Ohio to the late Clayton and Mabel (Walker) Simmons. George had been a resident of the Lake Wales area since 2006 after moving there from Punta Gorda, Florida.

George was a retired Bank President. He enjoyed boating, golf, rving and was an avid water skier. He was Past Commodore of Platinum Point Yacht Club in Punta Gorda. George was a member of Lake Ashton Travelers, Ohio Bankers Association and of the First Presbyterian Church of Lake Wales.

George is survived by his wife of 37 years, Janet L. Simmons; daughters, Linda Kolb (Ron) of Ney, Ohio, Brenda Simmons of Monclova, Ohio, Barbara Beth Gaulard (Andre) of Jacksonville, Florida; step daughter, Amy Hendricks of Vermilion, Ohio; 8 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, infant son, Michael Allen Simmons, sister, Marcella Chamberlain and brother-in-law, Chuck Chamberlain.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Thompson Funeral Home on Main Street in Montpelier. A funeral service will take place immediately following the visitation at 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Shiffler cemetery in rural Bryan. Memorials made be made in George’s memory to the First Presbyterian Church in Lake Wales, Florida.

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cindy Winzeler
   Posted Mon May 14, 2018
sorry for your loss

Jean & Jack Fantelli
   Posted Mon May 14, 2018
We were so privileged to have known George and enjoyed his friendship. Please know our thoughts and prays are with his loved ones. We know he has already been enveloped by God’s loving arms.

Marietta Marvin
   Posted Mon May 14, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Keeping family and friends in my prayers.

Carol Huston-Ambrose
   Posted Mon May 14, 2018
I am so sorry to hear of George's passing, please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Nancy Van Valkenburg
   Posted Mon May 14, 2018
So sorry for your loss Janet. I was privileged to meet him and I know he will be missed by all who knew him.

Ann Kunkel and Dawn Kunkel
   Posted Mon May 14, 2018
We are so sorry Janet,we were so glad to know George. The boat ride he gave us has a special memory,he will be missed.We are keeping your Family in our prayers.

Bruce and Leah Rutledge
   Posted Tue May 15, 2018
So sorry we will ot be able to be there tomorrow.
Bruce goes to U of M every three weeks for an IV Infusion. Tomorrow is
the day for that trip.

So sorry for your loss. Will be praying for you.

Terry Hendricks
   Posted Tue May 15, 2018
So sorry to hear of George passing. I will be thinking of you all.

Laura Sharp
   Posted Tue May 15, 2018
So sorry for your loss Beth! My Dad passed away on the 5th, and it's still so fresh. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Annette
   Posted Wed May 16, 2018
Janet, So sorry to hear. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. The Carlson Family.

Rita Ruffer
   Posted Wed May 16, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss!

Robert Day
   Posted Sun May 20, 2018
Family of George Simmons

Deepest sympathy in your loss.

Robert Day

Chuck & Carol Brinkman
   Posted Wed May 23, 2018
Dear Janet & Family, So sorry to hear of George's / your Dad's passing. Our deepest sympathies to you and the families of him.

Bonnie Warner
   Posted Thu May 24, 2018
So sorry to hear about George's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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