Henry Elton Simmons

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Henry Elton Simmons born October 2, 1936; Newton TX., entered into his Heavenly Home, Saturday, July 22, 2017.

Henry graduated from Honey Island High School, Kountze TX in 1956.  He married Virginia Hilderbrand on April 19, 1968.  Henry, Virginia and their son David moved to Pasadena TX in 1977.

Henry worked in maintenance and as a millwright for many years.  After his retirement Henry did yard grooming and had up to 17 yards to groom on a regular basis.  One of Henry’s last earthly tasks was that of mowing his yard.

Henry was the World’s Best Tinkerer.  Folks from all directions would bring all types of items for Henry to take apart, put together, and just tinker with.

Henry is preceded in death by Parents: Chester Bonnie Simmons and Viola Nolan Simmons Brothers: E.F. Simmons and C.B. Simmons; Sisters: Lillie Ruth Simmons Parker and Margaret Simmons Neely.

Henry is survived by his wife of 49 years, Virginia; his son, David Bradley Simmons; Dara Kay Gonzales, a longtime family friend; four-legged children, Karlee and Jake; 3 nieces, 7 nephews and friends too numerous to count.

Henry will be missed beyond measure but he has left special and fond memories to last a life time.  Thank You, Henry “Pops”.

The family will receive friends at Niday-Fairmont Funeral Home in Pasadena, Wednesday, July 26, from 3:00pm until 6:00pm., the funeral service will begin at 4:00pm. Interment will be held at Magnolia Springs Cemetery in Kirbyville, Tx., Thursday, July 27, at 10:00am.