Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX

Michael Carl Simmons
September 20, 2018
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Graveside services for Michael Carl Simmons, 73, of Kilgore will be 10 am Monday, September 24, 2018 at Hickory Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Rader Funeral Home from 6-8 pm Sunday, September 23, 2018. Mr. Simmons died Thursday, September 20, 2018 in Longview, Texas.

Michael Carl Simmons was born July 20, 1945 in Kilgore, Texas to Guy and Francis Simmons. He was a 1963 graduate of Kilgore High School. Mike served his country honorably in the Air Force from 1963-1967 doing two tours of duty in Vietnam. He married his high school sweetheart, Barbara Bass in 1965 after he returned home from the military. Mr. Simmons retired from the oilfield industry working for Frank Brown-Linco. He loved to hunt and fish. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by two daughters, Leigh Ann Toney and her husband, Trey of Fort Worth, Texas, Michelle Raymond of Kilgore; brother, Ronald D. Simmons and his wife, Debbie of Kilgore; sister, Carol L. Simmons of Kilgore; grandchildren, Paiglynn and Michael Raymond of Kilgore; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Barbara Simmons; and his daughter, Stephanie Simmons.

Memorial contributions may be made to the USO at www.uso.org or to The Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Michael Carl Simmons
September 20, 2018
Visitation Schedule
Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore
401 North Martin Street
Kilgore, TX  75662
Sunday, September 23, 2018
6-8 pm
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Service Schedule
Hickory Grove Cemetery
Kilgore, TX  75662
Monday, September 24, 2018
10:00 am
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