Delbert Gene Simmons, age 78 of Old Hickory, died Feb. 5, 2020.
Gene was the son of the late John Durwood and Minnie Smith Simmons. He was also preceded in death by his niece, Tony Simmons Stinson.
He is survived by: Wife of 54 years – Patsy Abbott Simmons; Brother – Billy Ray (Theresa) Simmons; Aunt – Marjorie Smith League; Nephew – Kevin Ray (Liberty) Simmons; Sister-in-love – Ginny (Bill) Coleman; Nieces – Kensie (David) Seamster and Sarah Coleman; two Great-nieces and three Great-nephews; God Sons – Brian and Adam Dozier.
A Celebration of Life was held Feb. 9 at Victory Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Victory Baptist Church Building Fund, 1777 Tate Lane, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the wonderful cardiac ICU staff and nurses at St. Thomas Hospital Midtown for the extraordinary care they gave to Gene.
Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com