Simmons, Fred S. Age: 64

Passed Away: 2010-12-13

Funeral Home:

Fred S. Simmons, 64, of McDonough, passed away Monday, Dec. 13, 2010. He served in the United States Marine Corps, with two tours of duty in Vietnam, where he was awarded two Purple Hearts. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #691. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anne Tomlin-Simmons. He is survived by his daughter, Renea DuCharme, of Sharpsburg; son and daughter-in-law, Shawn and Spring Simmons, of McDonough, and son, Jeff Beaumonte, of California; grandchildren, Jackson, Noah, Chloe, Abby, Shantay, Maci and Zachary. Funeral services will be Thursday, Dec. 16, at 11a.m., in the Ford-Stewart Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Trenton Swanson officiating. Interment will be at Fairview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends TODAY (Wednesday, Dec. 15), from 5 p.m., to 8 p.m., at the funeral home. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge, (770) 210-2700, www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com.