In lieu of flowers send memorials to Sandy Baptist Cemetery Fund
Robert Simmons, age 85 of Festus, Missouri entered into rest September 9, 2017 at Baisch Nursing Center, Desoto. He had been a Machinist with McDonnell Douglas he also worked as a Janitor at Crystal City Grade School; he loved spending time with his family and traveling with his nephews. He also enjoyed watching golf & baseball, he was an avid Cardinals fan. He loved playing scratch offs and was affectionately called "scratch off Bob", he also looked forward to having coffee with his friends at McDonalds. He was born November 28, 1931 in Festus, Missouri.
Survived by his loving family which includes sisters, Mary Watson of Avon Lake, Ohio; Barbara Voyles of DeSoto, MO; sister in law Patsy Simmons of Festus, MO; and nieces and nephews.
Robert is preceded in death by his father, Clarence Simmons; mother Pearl (Coleman) Simmons; son, Robert Eugene "Buddy" Simmons; brothers, Leroy, Edward, Billy and Charles Simmons; sister in law Ingeborg and Margaret Simmons; brother in law, James Watson and Melvin Voyles.