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Robert "Bob" Simmons

June 28, 1929 — April 4, 2021


Robert “Bob” Simmons, 91 of Desha passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021 at his home.  He was born June 28, 1929 in Mounds, Oklahoma to Robert L. and Elizabeth Kirkland Simmons.  He was retired owner of Beebe Small Engine Repair and of the Methodist faith.  He was a U.S. Army Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, William Simmons and three sisters, Nadine Hamilton, Juanita Gray and Delores Carpenter.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Betty King Simmons of the home; three sons, Robert Lynn Simmons (Ann) of Lovington, New Mexico, Robert Wade Simmons of Walnut Ridge and Randy Simmons (Gina) of Chicago, Illinois; two daughters, Judy Elizabeth Simmons of New Mexico and Tracy McFerran of Desha; one sister, Barbara Bunch of Southside; eleven grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside services will be Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at the Alderbrook Cemetery in Desha.  Arrangements are by Qualls Batesville Funeral Service.

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Service Schedule

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Graveside Service

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Alderbrook Cemetery

, Desha, AR 72527

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