Kenneth “Kenny” Paul Simmons

August 13, 1946 - October 17, 2015

08/13/1946 - 10/17/2015

Past Services

Visitation
Tuesday October 20, 2015
4:00 am - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Cemetery
Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery
Moundsville, WV
Directions

Kenneth “Kenny” Paul Simmons, 69, of Moundsville, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2015, at Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, WV.

He was born August 13, 1946 in Glen Dale, a son of the late Clarence Edwin and Austa Fay (Crow) Simmons.

Kenny was a Christian by faith, retired coal miner for McElroy Mines, member of the UMWA locals 1110 and 1638, John Marshall sports enthusiast and an avid WVU Mountaineer fan. Kenny loved to spend his free time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Elizabeth K. (Palmer) Simmons; son, Richard “Ricky” Douglas Simmons; brother, Clarence Wayne Simmons and sister-in-law, Alice Simmons.

He is survived by four sons, Paul (Lea) Simmons of Fork Ridge, Roger (Lynn) Simmons of Fork Ridge, Thomas (Lizzy) Simmons of Union, IL and David (Missy) Simmons of Moundsville, WV; three brothers, Ronnie (Janet) Simmons of Mineral City, OH, Colin Simmons of Moundsville and Bill (Peggy) Simmons of Moundsville; fifteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Friends will be received Tuesday, October 20, 2015 from 4pm -8pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby Vance Chapels, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville.

Private Graveside services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com.

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Lori A. Nohe
6 years ago

Paul and Family,

Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your beloved father, Kenny. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. God Bless

Lori and Staff at Lakin Correctional Center

Russ Simmons Sr
6 years ago

I have many fond memories of Uncle Kenny. May the family be comforted.

Brad and Denise Fromhart and Friends from Elites
6 years ago

So sorry for your loss. Kenny was such a nice, friendly and amazing man. He loved his family and friends and was an avid JMHS supporter and fan. Everyone looked forward to seeing Kenny at Elites. He will be deeply missed. Our hearts are saddened by his passing.

Jim & Lee Heath and THE BOYS OF SUMMER
6 years ago

Colin, Ronnie & Bill we are so sorry to hear about the loss of your brother Kenny. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.

JAY KNAPP
6 years ago

SO SORRY ABOUT KENNY……I ALWAYS ADMIRED HIS DECICATION TO JMHS SPORTS AND HOW HE RAISED HIS SON TO UNSELFISHLY CONTRIBUTE TO THEM ON MANY LEVELS.. MY THOUGHTS AND SYMPATHY GO OUT TO ALL OF HIS FAMILY MEMBERS AND HIS MANY FRIENDS

Charles and Debbie Ratliff
6 years ago

Thoughts and Prayers going out to the family.

Janet and Gary Goode
6 years ago

We are so sorry for the loss of your brother, Colin. If you need anything we are here for you.

Janet and Gary Goode
6 years ago

So sorry for the loss of you brother, Colin. Gary and I are here if you all need anything.

Gary Church
6 years ago

Colin,
So sorry to hear of the loss of your brother Kenny. Sending prayers and condolences to the family in this time of need. May he RIP…

Rich and Darla Beaver
6 years ago

We are so very sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed Kenny’s company. May you Rest in Peace Kenny.