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John  Robert Simmons
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John Robert Simmons, 84, died Friday, December 29, 2017 at Self Regional Medical Center.

Born in McCormick, June 15, 1933, he was a son of the late Leonard and Ethel Lee Parker Wideman. Mr. Simmons retired from Greenwood Mills, Durst Plant, was a member of Troy Bethel AME Church and the Sons of Aides Society No. 30.

He is survived by four daughters, Geraldine Simmons of Augusta, GA, Sandra Simmons, Ethel Cannady and husband Willie “Alvin”, all of McCormick and Lavonne Aiken of Greenwood; three sons, John Calvin Wideman and Thaddeus Chiles, both of McCormick and Leonard Chiles and wife Tamiko of Charlotte, NC; one aunt, Julia Woodson of Raleigh, NC and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

Memorial services will be conducted at 12 Noon Saturday, January 13, 2018, at Troy Bethel AME Church with Pastor Annette Thomas officiating.

The family is at 415 Talbert Street in McCormick.

Memorials may be made to Troy Bethel AME Church, PO Box 1, Troy, SC 29848.

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Troy, South Carolina 29848

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