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Obituaries

Obituaries

Dave Simmons 1974 - 2008 Lawrence

Graveside services for Dave Simmons, 34, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Memorial Park Cemetery.Mr. Simmons died Monday, Oct. 6, 2008, at his home.He was born Oct. 6, 1974, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Aubrey and Jackie Phillips Simmons. Mr. Simmons served in the U.S. Army National Guard. He was self-employed and was most recently a house remodeler. He was a member of the American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post 14 in Lawrence.Survivors include four children, Sebastian and Aquarius Simmons, Lawrence, and Cypress and Quincy Simmons, Texas; his mother, Tecumseh; a brother, Thomas, Lawrence; and a sister, Audrey Simmons, Kansas City, Kan.Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. today at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive them from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today.The family suggests memorials to the Dave Simmons Memorial Fund, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">rumsey-yost.com</a>.