William Sidell Simmons Sr., 87, of Ashdown, Ark.

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Updated: November 28, 2018

William Sidell Simmons Sr., 87, of Ashdown, Ark., died Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at his home.

He was born October 16, 1931 in Williamstown, W.V., to William Gordon and Ida Simmons. He was retired from the United States Army and a member of Hopewell Baptist Church.

Mr. Simmons was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.

He is survived by his wife, Betty of Ashdown, Ark.; one son, William Simmons Jr. of Oklahoma City, Okla.; one daughter, Robin Walsh of Bakersfield, Calif.; two nephews and one grandson.

Services were held on Monday, November 19, 2018, at Hopewell Baptist Church with Ike Thompson officiating. Visitation was held one hour prior to the service.