Robert John Simms, Sr

Robert John Simms, Sr

Birth
St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 27 Oct 2019 (aged 88)
Hazelwood, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Pontiac, Ozark County, Missouri, USA
Plot Section Number 1, Steel Casket, Concrete Vault, Regular Depth.
Memorial ID 204242412 · View Source
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Officer Robert J. Simms, DSN 3096, received his commission on 06/30/1958. After the academy Officer Simms held assignments in the 12th and 7th districts. Officer Simms resigned his commission on 03/24/1962 to seek gainful employment in the private sector. Officer Simms was reappointed on 12/05/1962 and served in the following districts and specialized divisions. They were the 9th, Tactical Crime Deployment Unit, Warrant Section, Prisoner Processing Division, Warrant / Fugitive Section, Prisoner Processing Division, 4th, 7th, Special Operations Division, and finally the 6th district. Officer Simms resigned on 10/18/1968 to seek employment in the private sector at McDonnell-Douglas Corporation. Officer Simms followed in the footsteps of his father SLMPD/retired Officer Warren L. Simms, DSN 2126, and became a second generation law enforcement officer to join the ranks of the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department. Officer Simms served 9 years, 7 months, and 7 days of faithful and dedicated service to the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department.

Officer Simms was a veteran the United States Marine Corps Reserve (Lambert Field) and served in the Korean War. He held active duty from 01/28/1952 to 01/14/1954 and achieved the rank of Corporal.

Officer Simms was predeceased by his wife Mrs. Donna Jean (nee Brower) Simms.
Mr. Simms was the son of the late Mr. & Mrs. Warren L. and Margaret "Peggy" Simms.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Gainesville, MO.

Visitation:
Saturday, November 02, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Clinkingbeard Chapel
434 Main St
Gainesville, MO 65655

Funeral Service:
Saturday, November 02, 2019
11:00 AM
Clinkingbeard Chapel
434 Main St
Gainesville, MO 65655


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  • Created by: Timothy Tumbrink
  • Added: 28 Oct 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 204242412
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert John Simms, Sr (13 Feb 1931–27 Oct 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 204242412, citing Pontiac Cemetery, Pontiac, Ozark County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Timothy Tumbrink (contributor 46772461) .