Charles "Tom" Simmons

Born: Sun., Sep. 10, 1950
Died: Tue., Dec. 2, 2014


1:30 PM to 3:30 PM, Mon., Dec. 08, 2014
Location: Walker Funeral Home

Funeral Service

3:30 PM Mon., Dec. 08, 2014
Location: Walker Funeral Home

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Charles “Tom” Simmons, 64, of Winchester, passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at his residence.

He was born on September 10, 1950 in Winchester to Delbert “Bud” Simmons and Doris (Martin) Orr.  He was a graduate of Winchester Community High School and had attended Indiana University.  He was a Union Laborer, working different jobs throughout the United States.  He was a motorcycle and gun enthusiast.  Tom was well known for being a loyal friend.

Survivors include his son, Duane (wife Janel) Simmons of Modoc; two grandsons, Chad Simmons (fiancée Cierra Edwards)  and Nick Simmons, both of Winchester; two step granddaughters, Dallas (husband Seth) Shepherd of Richmond and Ashleigh Reece of Modoc; his mother, Doris Orr of Winchester; his father, Bud Simmons of Winchester; two sisters, Jill (husband Jeff) Straley of Winchester and Dana Davis of Edgewater, FL; two half-sisters, Cindy Simmons of Ohio and Debbie Senkio of California; two nieces, Jaime (husband Robert) Block and Crystal (husband  Gordon) Hogg; and two nephews, Justin Straley and Brian (wife Heather) Davis.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Sherry Diane Simmons; maternal grandparents, Harry and Lillie Martin and paternal grandparents, Lester and Mary Simmons.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. at Walker Funeral Home in Winchester with Pastor Jeff Straley officiating.  Burial will follow in Fountain Park Cemetery.

Friends and relatives may call from 1:30 -3:30 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. 

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   Posted Wed December 03, 2014
So sorry to hear about Tom he will truly be missed by all.


   Posted Thu December 04, 2014
tom i was drafted to viet nam same time. waiting for drafting tom pulls up in his rambler scrambler told me get in. tom fills whole square of winchester up with tire smoke. cops just watched. we talked about this so many times had so many laughs together about 1969 draft. i loved tom and will miss him so much. my prayers go out to you tom and your family. man that car would run

Justin price
   Posted Thu December 04, 2014
Will surely miss tom. He was such a character and good man. There will never be another Tom. Justin price son of Dallas and Donna

   Posted Fri December 05, 2014
hate to see ya go.

Charles A Morford
   Posted Fri December 05, 2014
Tom, you will missed. I will always remember the good times we had. Thanks for being a good friend...Bubba

Rev. James Bradshaw
   Posted Fri December 05, 2014
Tommy was a good friend and a true, real, genuine BIKER! Love him and truly wish I could be there for him. Thoughts and prayers for Bud and the entire family.

Opal Culy
   Posted Sat December 06, 2014
The world lost a good man, will remember you always my friend

   Posted Sat December 06, 2014

Allen Bowers
   Posted Tue December 09, 2014
Sorry for your loss. the gang is partying now

Julie Cockrell (Johnson)Qo
   Posted Sat January 24, 2015
To my tom aka spanky. I hate to see you go but i know your in a such better place. You've always have had my heart and always will. You taught me so much and you will be sadly missed in my life. I will be always remembered by my heart on my chest. Love and prayers to the family...