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.