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Claude Thomas "Tommy" Simmons
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Obituary for Claude Thomas "Tommy" Simmons

Claude Thomas “Tommy” Simmons, 64, husband of Miriam Randall Simmons, resident of Anita Way, died Thursday, May 24, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
Born September 2, 1953 in Greenwood to Eunice Ross Simmons and the late Floyd Monroe Simmons, he attended Ware Shoals High School and work at Fuji Photo Film as a Production Scheduler for over 20 years.
Tommy was an avid hunter, a faithful volunteer at Wheeling Sportsman and his family was his pride and joy.
He attended North Greenwood Church of God.
Surviving other than his mother Eunice, and his wife of 44 years of the home, are his children, Pamalea Lynn Loudin and husband Shon of the home, Bryan Thomas Simmons and wife Ali of Columbia, Ron Smith and wife Angela of Greenwood whom in Tommy’s heart was a third child; his brother, Floyd “Leroy” Simmons and wife Wanda; his sister, Ann Ballard and husband Paul; his grandchildren, Brewer Buchwald and Cadence Buchwald; his special “grandchildren”, Zack Loudin, Lacy Loudin, Kenzie Leopard, Karlie Leopard, Taylor Moseley, Layton Jackson, Austin Smith, and Ainslee Smith; he was predeceased by his father Floyd, and a brother, James Simmons.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 PM from the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Al Kissiah and Pastor Richard Saxon officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
The family is at the home and will receive friends Sunday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Cockrell, Roger Wood, Mark Cook, Gil Ketron, Brandon Noffz, and Benny Leopard.
Honorary pallbearers will be Angel and Ryan Cockrell, Bill Arnett, Patricia Gilchrist, Tiffany Ashley, Dr. David Riley, Bryan Walters, and his special lady’s and friends of Fuji Film.
Memorials in Tommy’s memory may be made to HospiceCare of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Ave. Greenwood, SC 29646 or to North Greenwood Church of God, 2274 Montague Ave Ext, Greenwood, SC 29649.


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Visitation

Sunday

27

May

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services

1425 Montague Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29649

Service

Monday

28

May

2:00 PM
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services

1425 Montague Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29649

Cemetery Details

Location

Greenwood Memorial Gardnes

3302 Highway 25 North
Hodges, SC 29653


Memorial Contribution

Hospice Care of the Piedmont

408 W Alexander Ave.
Greenwood, SC 29646

North Greenwood Church of God

2274 Montague Ave Ext
Greenwood, SC 29649
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