Mr. W. J. Simmons, 83 of Roseboro passed away on July 10, 2020 at his home.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Butler Funeral Home in Roseboro with Rev. Jim Brinkley officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunrise Memorial Gardens in Salemburg. The family will receive friends from 1-1:50 PM on Saturday prior to the service.
Mr. Simmons was a native of Sampson County, the son of Festus “Buddy” Simmons and Ladie Naylor Simmons. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Ray Simmons and Prentice Simmons. He retired from the N.C. Department of Transportation.
He is survived by his wife, Ernestine Edge Simmons of the home; two daughters, Terrie Lynn Pippin (Scott) of Roseboro and Nancy Bigler of Linden; two brothers, Albert Simmons (Diane) of Morehead City and Arnold Simmons (Rose) of Roseboro; sister, Willa Dean Sessoms of Roseboro; three grandchildren.
Services entrusted to Butler Funeral Home, 401 W. Roseboro Street, Roseboro, NC
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