Obituaries

Robert Cooke
B: 1966-05-21
D: 2018-12-12
View Details
Cooke, Robert
Josephine White
B: 1924-12-06
D: 2018-12-10
View Details
White, Josephine
Russell Belton
B: 1948-09-03
D: 2018-12-09
View Details
Belton, Russell
Gene Chambers
B: 1928-04-03
D: 2018-12-08
View Details
Chambers, Gene
Joseph Davis
B: 1940-03-03
D: 2018-12-05
View Details
Davis, Joseph
Jean Nicely
B: 1930-02-21
D: 2018-12-01
View Details
Nicely, Jean
Isaac Vest
B: 1942-03-04
D: 2018-12-01
View Details
Vest, Isaac
Joann Williams
B: 1930-07-29
D: 2018-11-30
View Details
Williams, Joann
Deborah Berberette
B: 1965-09-09
D: 2018-11-30
View Details
Berberette, Deborah
Marshall Puckett
B: 1944-09-05
D: 2018-11-26
View Details
Puckett, Marshall
Lillie Thurston
B: 1919-09-21
D: 2018-11-25
View Details
Thurston, Lillie
James Jackson
B: 1934-10-28
D: 2018-11-25
View Details
Jackson, James
Cynthia Thurston
B: 1951-03-10
D: 2018-11-24
View Details
Thurston, Cynthia
Barbara McAllister
B: 1934-08-26
D: 2018-11-24
View Details
McAllister, Barbara
Carl Brinkley
B: 1938-05-14
D: 2018-11-22
View Details
Brinkley, Carl
Wanda Deane
B: 1939-02-19
D: 2018-11-20
View Details
Deane, Wanda
Ernest Huntington
B: 1935-04-28
D: 2018-11-17
View Details
Huntington, Ernest
Sarah Payne
B: 1924-08-06
D: 2018-11-11
View Details
Payne, Sarah
Betty Hipes
B: 1936-02-21
D: 2018-11-10
View Details
Hipes, Betty
Leonard Kitt
B: 1938-11-11
D: 2018-11-05
View Details
Kitt, Leonard
Harvey Riddlebarger
B: 1935-12-31
D: 2018-11-04
View Details
Riddlebarger, Harvey

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
405 Alleghany Street
PO Box 12
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
Phone: (540) 862-4157
Fax: (540) 862-5723

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Abraham Simmons can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Cancel
Select Candle
Abraham Simmons
In Memory of
Abraham Jonathan "A. J. "
Simmons Jr.
1929 - 2018
Click above to light a memorial candle.

The lighting of a Memorial Candle not only provides a gesture of sympathy and support to the immediate family during their time of need but also provides the gift of extending the Book of Memories for future generations.

Obituary for Abraham Jonathan "A. J. " Simmons Jr.

Abraham Jonathan "A. J. "  Simmons Jr.
Abraham Jonathan “A.J.” Simmons, Jr., age 89, of 3614 Douthat Road, Clifton Forge, Virginia died Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke.
He was born January 12, 1929, in Botetourt County, Virginia, to the late Abraham Jonathan Simmons, Sr. and Stella Gertrude Clarkson Simmons. He retired as a clerk for CSX Transportation after 42 years of service. He was a member of Living Stones Ministries. He was the previous Mayor from December of 1977 to December of 1978, and long time council member for the town of Iron Gate. He loved woodworking, hunting, gardening and spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen Louise Young Simmons; seven sisters, Hazel Piscunare, Dorothy Myers, Patricia Griner, Mary Capalby, Frances Bober, Bernice Deisher, and Phyllis Huffman; and a brother, Homer Simmons.
He is survived by his wife, Gertrude Rollins Simmons of Clifton Forge; two sons, Lee Simmons and wife Frances of Clifton Forge, and Roger Simmons and wife Linda of Troutville; a sister, Alice Wilkerson of Lynchburg; three brothers, Charles L. Simmons and wife Mary of Clifton Forge, Donald Simmons and wife Robin of Eagle Rock, and Robert Simmons and wife Linda of Covington; three grandchildren, Sharon Blanchard and husband Travis, Wesley Simmons and wife Crystal, and Krista Simmons; two great grandchildren, Tristan Blanchard and Avery Simmons; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In keeping with his wishes, his body has been cremated. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at 1:00 PM at Living Stones Ministries Church with Reverend Mike Rollins officiating. The family will receive friends at the church on Saturday afternoon at 12:00 PM, one hour prior to the service.
A. J.’s special request is for memorial tributes to be in the form of contributions to the Special Missions Outreach-Through Living Stones Ministries, 601 Granville Ave, Clifton Forge, Virginia 24422.
Nicely Funeral Home in Clifton Forge, is handling arrangements.

To send flowers to the family of Abraham Jonathan "A. J. " Simmons Jr., please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Lit Memorial Candles
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos