William Johnny Simmons, 74, of Rensselaer, died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010, at Clarian Arnett Hospital, Lafayette.
He was born in Ravenscroft, Tennessee on Feb. 25, 1935 to the late J. Poley and Ruby Northcutt Simmons. On Sept. 5, 1959 he married Carol A. Profrock in Rensselaer. She survives.
He is also survived by his children, Sonya Marine (husband: Michael) of Noblesville, Dwayne Simmons (fiancée: Jillian) of Rensselaer, Abby Byrd (husband: Ronald) of Brookston and Jody Simmons (wife: Cassandra) of Battle Ground; two brothers, Lloyd Simmons (wife: June) of Rensselaer and Rufus Simmons (wife: Deanna) of Chino Valley, Arizona and 12 grandchildren.
He was also preceded by in death 1 brother and 2 sisters.