Lawrence “Bunny” Simmons, age 85 of Wingfield, departed this life on Monday, September 5, 2022, at the Hospice House of Southern Kentucky. The Edmonson County native was born on March 11, 1937, to the late James W. and Sallie Hawks Simmons. He was married to his best friend and devoted wife of fifty-three years, Geraldine Elmore Simmons, who survives.
Bunny was a United States Army veteran, and retired from Asbestos Wood Manufacturing, after working many years in construction. He was a member of the Wingfield Volunteer Fire Department.
Besides his wife, Geraldine, he leaves to honor his memory two daughters, Carol Sue Copas (Tony) of Austin, KY, and Julie Anne Stewart (Jimmy) of Bowling Green; two grandchildren, Kayla Simmons and Cody Briar Copas; two great-grandchildren, Charlotte Simmons and Nova Simmons; and two brothers, James Simmons (Jean) of Chalybeate and Bennie “Buck” Simmons of Wingfield. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Charlie, Raymond, Guy “Tootle”, Roy “Noots”, J.C., and Ernest Simmons; and his sister, Delphia Buchanan.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Southern Kentucky, 5872 Scottsville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42104.
Interment will be in Wingfield Church Cemetery.
VISITATION: 1—7 PM, Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel and 10 AM—2 PM, Thursday, September 8, 2022, at Wingfield United Baptist Church
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2 PM, Thursday, September 8, 2022, at Wingfield United Baptist Church