June 11, 1942 - January 28, 2022
Billy Mitchell Simmons, 79, of Carolina, WV died Friday January 28, 2022, in J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, In Morgantown, WV. He was born June 11, 1942, in Kingwood, WV. A son of the late Adrian Ray Simmons, Sr. and Edith L (Strawser) Simmons. Billy was a faithful member of the Everson Baptist Church. He retired from the United States Postal Service. He was presented, honorably, with One Million Miles, an accident-free award from the postal service. He had the honor to be King Fireman for the Preston County Buckwheat Festival in Kingwood, WV. Billy and his wife Norma lived and worked in Rowlesburg, WV for 43 years, where he served as Mayor of Rowlesburg, before moving to Carolina, WV. He loved working with his hands and talking to people, as he spent many years woodworking (the B&B Termites) and going to craft shows. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and hunting at his property on Cheat River that he named “Little Bit of Heaven”. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family. Billy is survived by his wife of 56 years, Norma Burke Simmons. A son Billy Micthell Simmons (“BJ” deceased), one daughter Kristina Hartley (Rocky) of Carolina, WV, one granddaughter, Kayla Jackson (Sam) of Clarksburg, WV. Two brothers Okey Ervin Simmons of Daybrook, WV (deceased), his wife Sue, Adrian R. Simmons (Marie) of Waldorf, MD. He was blessed with 4 nieces, 3 nephews, 4 great nieces, 6 great nephews, 3 great- great nieces and 3 great- great nephews. His beloved dog “Little Buddy”. He was a friend to many. He will be missed and held in our hearts forever. It is not goodbye it’s see you later.
Billy Mitchell Simmons, 79, of Carolina, WV died Friday January 28, 2022, in J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, In Morgantown, WV. He was born June 11, 1942, in Kingwood, WV. A son of the late Adrian Ray Simmons, Sr. and Edith L (Strawser) Simmons.... View Obituary & Service Information
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