6/2/17–Leighton Simmons

LEIGHTON SIMMONS 
(September 7, 1921 - May 29, 2017) 



Leighton Simmons age 95, of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away at his
residence with his loving family at his side on May 29, 2017. Leighton
was born in Manchester, to the late Sylvester and Theresia Vandergriff
Simmons. Leighton was also preceded in death by his loving wife Myrtle
Simmons.
Leighton was a self-employed contractor and was known for his perfection
in the work that he did. He is survived by two sons; Richard L. Simmons
and his wife Glenda of Manchester, D. Michael Simmons and his wife Martha
of Tullahoma, five grandchildren; Megan Gail Simmons Bryan of Manchester,
TN, Marcus David Simmons of Manchester, TN, Ryan Leighton Simmons, of
Willard, MO, Shannon Hope Simmons Charles of Nolensville, TN, and Shawna
Lynne Simmons Streeter of Franklin, TN, seven great-grandchildren;
William Tucker Bryan, Levi Simmons Bryan, Everett Decker Simmons, Braden
Charles Streeter, Dylan Ryan Streeter, Carleigh Lynne Charles, and
Leighton Mae Simmons and two brothers; Jennings Simmons of Huntsville, AL
and Marvin Simmons of Mt. Juliet, TN.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to: Honor
Flight of Middle Tennessee, P.O. Box 1926, Tullahoma, TN 37388
(Additional information regarding Honor Flight) available at
www.facebook.com/HonorFlightofMiddleTennessee
VISITATION: Thursday, June 1, 2017, 6 - 9:00 P.M. at the Central Funeral
Home, 2812 Hillsboro Highway, Manchester
GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Friday, June 2, 2017, 10:00 A.M. at Rose Hill Memorial
Gardens
CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF THE ARRANGEMENTS.