Otho LeRoy Simmons, age 88, of Springfield, Virginia died Friday, May 11, 2018.
He was born November 18, 1929 in Covington, Virginia to the late Henry LeRoy Simmons and Julia Belva Saville Simmons. He served in the United States Army 82nd Airborne Division as “Jumpmaster” stationed in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and he retired from the Telecommunications Department of the Pentagon after 30 years of service.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Freda Cervizgi Simmons in 2010, and two brothers, Edward G. “Jack” Simmons and James Morgan “Jimmy” Simmons.
He is survived by a sister, Rachael Ann Simmons of Clifton Forge, a niece, Victoria Renee Simmons, and three nephews, Keith H. Simmons, Edward Lee Roy Simmons, and Paul Barnett.
A graveside funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:30 AM in Mt. Comfort Cemetery, 6600 S. Kings Highway, Alexandria, VA.
Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge is handling arrangements.
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