Richard Dale Simmons, 63, of Durham, NC, died on October 16, 2019.
Richard was a native of Roanoke Rapids, NC, the son of the late Sam Calvert Simmons and Thelma Hammack Simmons.
He was a member of Pleasant Hill Christian Church, Gasburg, VA.
He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor’s Degree, and worked for the University of North Carolina until his retirement.
Mr. Simmons is survived by: two brothers, Ronnie C. Simmons and his husband Christopher McDougald of Chapel Hill, NC; and Carl P. Simmons and his wife Tonya Longmire Simmons, of Rocky Mount, NC.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Wrenn Clarke & Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service, with Minister Greg Hand officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Online Condolences can be made to: www.wrennclarkehagan.com