Willie “Billy” Charles Simmons Jr. age 78, of Abbeville South Carolina died unexpectedly on July 23, 2020 at Self Regional Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Augusta, GA., on July 22, 1922 to the late Harriett Wingfield and Willie Charles Simmons Sr. Billy graduated from J.S. Wright High School in 1961. After graduation he went on and worked several places until he retired from Flexible Technologies, Inc. He was an attendee of Johns Creek Baptist Church. Billy was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. Billy was a hard worker, dedicated and a dependable man. He loved everyone and especially he loved to spend time with his family, friends, and classmates. He also enjoyed traveling on cruises ships and he was a HUGE football fan.
Our life will never be the same. There will be a place in our hearts that will be left empty because this gently giant earned his wings.
Billy is survived by his loving wife of the home, Minister Pauline Simmons; Four children, three stepchildren, fifth teen grandchildren, one brother, two sisters-in-law, nine brothers-in-law, two nephews, two nieces, a host of other relatives and his joyful feline companion, Blue.
Graveside service for Billy will be on Thursday July 30, 2020 at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Abbeville, 11:00 am. Viewing is on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the funeral home.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Willie "Billy" Charles Simmons Jr., please visit our floral store.