Lonnie Dale Simmons Sr., 66, of Quinlan, Texas passed away Sunday June 19, 2016. Graveside Services are 2:00 pm Wednesday June 22, 2016 at Memoryland Memorial Park in Greenville, with Rev. David Hammond officiating. A gathering of family and friends, will be held prior to the service, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Quinlan Funeral Home.
Dale was born February 17, 1950 in Greenville, Texas to Lonnie Odell Simmons and Mavis Grant Simmons. He was a welder for LTV for most of his career. He had an artistic talent and he used that to help his desire to perform taxidermy services.
Those left to cherish his memories are his father Lonnie Simmons; his mother Mavis Grant Simmons; sons Lonnie Simmons Jr. of Plano, and Clint Simmons and wife Shellie of Honey Grove; grandchildren Justyn Simmons, and Aiden Simmons; sister Brenda Arnold and husband Roger of Cooper. Dale was preceded in death by his grandparents Claude and Opal Grant, and Edgar and Lettie Simmons; step-mother Dorothy Simmons; step-father James Ryan.