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Gerald Simmons

Gerald Paul Simmons, age 68, of Craigsville, died Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at Charleston Area Medical Center Memorial Division in Charleston.

Born July 8, 1947, at Jacox, he was a son of Paul M. Simmons, and the late Nila F. Brown Simmons.

Gerald was a retired coal miner. He was a member of the Alderson Baptist Church in Craigsville.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Barbara J. Switzer Simmons; a daughter, Sheri Lynn Johnson, of Craigsville; a son, G.P. Simmons, Jr., and wife, Jennifer, of Jacox; five grandchildren, Corey Simmons, Brady Simmons, Ashia Johnson, Jaiden Johnson and Ethan Johnson; and two great-grandchildren, Isabelle Simmons and Fiona Simmons.

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