Bill Simmons, 79, died April 27, 2013 at decedents home. Bill was born Sept. 1, 1933 to the late William and Azzilee Simmons. He was of the Baptist Faith and was a lifelong resident of Baxley. Bill was retired from Plant Hatch.
Survivors include his wife, Lillian Simmons of Baxley; one daughter, Sandra (Sandy) McFarland of Elgin, OK; six grandchildren, several great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Bill Simmons were held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 30 at Swain Funeral Home with the Reverends Halton Jeffcoat and Doug Weisel officiating. Interment followed in Omega Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Dillan Bass, Josh Yawn, (John) Choo-Choo Griffin, Colby Griffin, Casey Griffin, Dustin Campbell, Stewart Campbell and Tony Merritt.
Honorary pallbearers were everyone in attendance.
Musical selections were rendered by Elaine Edwards and the Rev. Halton Jeffcoat.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.