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Ronald "Ron" Simmons Obituary

Ronald "Ron" Ray Simmons

June 10, 1933 - April 23, 2017
Born in Hayesville, Ohio
Resided in Ashland, OH


Ronald "Ron" Ray Simmons, 83, of Ashland, crossed into the wild blue yonder where the cowboys roam, Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Brethren Care Village.
Ron was born June 10, 1933 in Hayesville to Rady "Pete" O. and Ruth E. {Xander} Simmons.
He was a graduate of Hayesville School in 1951.
He married Marilyn Anne Mosser on April 5, 1953.
Ron worked at many jobs including HYCO and retired from Custom Hoists, Inc. in Hayesville. He loved to play golf and after retiring he traveled to and through many of the lower 48 states. To his many friends "Bob & Bill" 40 years as of April 15, 2017, "Hope I have helped some along the way."
Ron will be deeply missed by his wife Marilyn; children Karen (Rev. Mike) Namy, Mark (Brenda) Simmons, Dann (Annette) Simmons, Melody (Karen) Simmons, Greg Simmons and Kathy (Sergio) Ruiz; daughter-in-law Diane Simmons; grandchildren Melissa (Adam), Kevin (Laurie), Joe (Mandy), Adam (Jamie), Andy (Nikki), Iann, Jenny (Matt), Nick, Eric (Niki), Kyle (Becca), Cory (Jesse), Nicole (Sam), Nathan, Britney, Taylor and Audrey; great-grandchildren Jillian, Abbey, Hailey, Emma, Mason, Brooke, Remy, Alyssa, Jaylynn, Josie, Shyann, Joey, Jenna, Joanna, June, Sebastian, Reagan, Bella, Betta, Kallie, Devon, Jade, Mikayla, Isabella, Alice and Emma.
Ron was preceded in death by his son Matthew, brothers Melvin, Richard and George Simmons, sister Gwen Sands.
Ron will always be remembered for his mischievous grin, ornery nature, ability to make friends, his golf outings with Ron and friends, love of watching old western movies, and his pride in his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Roberts Funeral Home-Ashland Chapel, Ashland is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Brethren Care Village Wellness Center, 2000 Center St, Ashland, OH 44805 or Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1058 Dauch Dr, Ashland, OH 44805.



Funeral Home
Roberts Funeral Home- Ashland Chapel
1058 US Route 250
Ashland, OH US 44805


Brethren Care Foundation
2000 Center Street
Ashland, OH 44805
Hospice of North Central Ohio
1050 Dauch Drive
Ashland, OH US 44805




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