Kennith "Buck"'s Story
Kenneth "Buck" Simmons, 78, of Grafton, passed away on Monday (July 9, 2018). He was born April 25, 1940 in Shinnston, son of the late Orval Clyde Simmons and Nina Currey Simmons.
Buck was a veteran of the United States Navy. Buck worked at Westinghouse/Philips Lighting, Earl Hawkins Plumbing and Stuart and McMunn Heating & Cooling. He enjoyed muzzle loading, hunting, fishing and participated in the 7th WV Infantry North/South Skirmish Association. He was Baptist by faith. He and his wife, Helen Simmons, would have been married 50 years on Sept. 28.
Buck is survived by his wife, Helen Simmons; children, Ramona Ann Warner of Grafton, and Delbert Simmons and his wife Nikki of Jonesborough, Tennessee; two grandchildren, Stanton Walker Simmons and Dalton Cole Simmons; a half-brother Louis Simmons and his wife Diana; siblings, Raymond Simmons and his wife Kay of Shinnston and Carolyn Jausi of New York; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Buck is preceded in death by his sister Janet Keith.
The family will receive friends from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11 at Domico Funeral Home, 414 Gaston Avenue in Fairmont. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the West Virginia National Cemetery with full military rights. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.domicofh.com.
Published on July 9, 2018