David Daniel Simmons, 90, of Glen Allen, Mo., died on February 26, 2020, at Cox Medical Center in Springfield, Mo.
Born on November 13, 1929, in Nimmons, Arkansas, he was the son of William Harvey and Nellie Smith Simmons. He married Shirley Rea on March 18, 1955. She survives.
David was a carpenter his entire life. He had served in the Marine Corp during the Korean War and was of the Christian faith.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley; by a son Daniel (Connie) Simmons of Nixa, Mo.; by a sister, Ruth (Jim) Dowd, of Glen Allen, Mo., and by three grandchildren: Shaelyn Simmons of Austin, Texas, Mason Simmons, and Delaney Simmons, both of Nixa. A grandson, five brothers and four sisters preceded him in death.
Visitation will be at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Elijah Allen and Bill Simmons will officiate. Burial will follow in McGee Chapel Cemetery near Glen Allen.
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