James B. "Jim" Simmons
Residence: Crawfordsville, Indiana
Died: Friday, November 17, 2017
Location: 12:15 p.m., at his residence in Crawfordsville, Indiana
 
 
Age: 58
Date of Birth: Saturday, October 10, 1959
Birth place: San Diego, California
Branch: Army
 
Father: Joseph B. "Joe" Simmons  
Mother: Dorothy E. ( Martin ) Simmons  
Marital Status:
Resided in: Jim had traveled all across the United States before settling in Indiana.
Funeral Date:
Funeral Location: Celebration of Life Service will be at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana, will be at a later date.
Clergy:
Burial will take place: Private Family Burial will be at the I.O.O.F. Riverview Cemetery in rural Monticello, Indiana.
Visitation will be: Celebration of Life Service will be at a later date here at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Jim had been in failing health for the last several years. He has traveled all across the United States before settling in Indiana. Jim was a 1978 graduate of Greencastle High School of Greencastle, Indiana. He was a United States Army Veteran. Jim was a #1 Pittsburg Steeler Football Fan. He was an accomplished ginseng hunter in the Crawfordsville, Indiana, area. Jim was a carpenter and a master of his trade. He never knew a stranger and would befriend anybody and everyone. Jim was also an avid classic rock fan. Jim was a kind and generous man. Most importantly, Jim was a wonderful son, brother, father, and grandfather.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the family. Envelopes will be available here at the funeral home.
Marriage Information:
Survivors include:
Mother,
Dorothy E. Simmons of Monticello, Indiana;

Son,
Brady Lee Simmons of Crawfordsville, Indiana;

Daughter,
Jenna (husband David) Slade of Princeton, Indiana;

Four (4) Grandchildren,
Nathan Bryant,
Lauren Elizabeth,
Carly Marie, and
Addilynn Brady;

Sister,
Joetta (husband Frank) Tassotti of Erie, Pennsylvania;

Life Long Friend,
Kathy Baker of Crawfordsville, Indiana;

Numerous Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.
Preceded in Death:
Father,
Joseph B. "Joe" Simmons;

Maternal Grandparents,
Alex and Gertrude Martin;

Uncle,
William "Bill" Martin;

Aunt and Uncle,
Carolyn Sue and James N. "Jim" Holmes.
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.