Benjamin Simmons, Sr.

July 9, 1927 ~ September 30, 2018 (age 91)

Benjamin Simmons, Sr.,  91,  a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Montegut, LA, passed away peacefully at 9:15 a.m. on Sunday, September 30, 2018.

Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. until funeral time at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at St. Peter Baptist Church, 669 Hwy 55 in Montegut, LA. Burial will follow in Bisland Cemetery.

He is survived by his sons, Clifford and Arthur Lee Simmons (Dorothy); daughters, Mary Young and Joyce Swan; ten grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; brother, Daniel Simmons, Jr. (Gertrude); sister, Helena Allen; and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Harris Simmons; parents, Daniel, Sr. and Helena Taylor Simmons; son, Benjamin Simmons, Jr.; and grandson, Robert Swan, Jr.

Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.

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