Roy Simmons

September 19, 1937 ~ June 30, 2021 (age 83)


Roy Lee Simmons was born September 19, 1937 in St. Joseph, Louisiana and went to be with his Lord June 30, 2021, at his home, in Oklahoma City, OK after a lengthy illness.

Roy was born to James and Lucille Ellis and adopted, at birth by Aubry and Velma Simmons. He had two brothers, Arthur and James, two sisters Gloria and Mary.

He had three children, a son, Wayne, two daughters, Terrie and Heidi.

Roy married Verna Marie on June 17, 1980 and recently celebrated their 41st

Roy served proudly in the United States Air Force for 49 years. He was a Vietnam Veteran.

He loved going to church, until health issues prevented it, but watched his favorite religious services on television and served the Lord with all his heart.

His favorite hobby was playing dominoes with family and friends.

Roy was preceded in death by his parents, brother James, sister Mary, and son Wayne.

He is survived by his wife, Verna Marie, sister Gloria, brother Arthur, daughters Terrie and Heidi, eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends.

Click here to view a webcast of the service on 7/8/2021 at 02:00 PM, Central Standard Time.

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July 8, 2021

2:00 PM
Resthaven Funeral Home
500 SW 104th
Oklahoma City, OK 73139


Resthaven Memory Gardens
500 SW 104th
Oklahoma City, OK 73139

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