Kenneth Simmons

June 24, 1945 ~ July 7, 2021 (age 76)


Kenneth Simmons passed away on July 7, 2021, in Jacksonville, FL. He was born on June 24, 1945, in Jamestown, NY to the late Kenneth Simmons and Lyla Autumn Simmons.

Kenneth received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Theology at Nyack Missionary College in 1969. He worked and retired for the state of Texas as a Parole Officer from 1990 to 2005. Kenneth was involved with Freedom Ranch Ministries, enjoyed his family, tinkering with anything that has a motor and was a devoted follower of Christ.

Preceding Kenneth in death were his parents and sister, Auty Mae Mennecke.

Kenneth is survived by his wife, Ruth Simmons; children, Mark (Rachel) Simmons and Steffanie (William) Burch; grandchildren, Ashley Burch, Matthew Burch, Donovan Simmons and Katie Simmons; sister, Sharon Stover and many friends and family.

In lieu of flowers, a tribute donation may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association,


Services will be held on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Tate Springs Baptist Church, 4201 Little Road, Arlington, TX 76016.


Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home, 529 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073, (904) 264-1233 is serving the family.

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Memorial Service
July 17, 2021

11:00 AM
Tate Springs Baptist Church
4201 Little Road
Arlington., TX 76016

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