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H. Galen Simmons

August 6, 1930 ~ April 27, 2021 (age 90)


Henry Galen Simmons, age 90, of Rough Run, WV passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021.

Mr. Simmons was born August 6, 1930 in Rough Run, WV and was a son of the late Arlie Edwin Simmons and Cora Alice (Sites) Simmons. 

In addition to his parents, Galen is preceded in death by his wife Betty (Hedrick) Simmons in 2008; two sisters, Hazel Mae Crites and Beulah Hinkle.  Galen was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Galen is survived by one son, Michael Galen Simmons and wife Lesia of Rough Run, WV and one daughter, Brenda S. Kimble and husband Danny of Maysville, WV; three grandchildren, Jeremy Simmons, Christina Kimble and Kylee Simmons; two great grandsons, Christian Simmons and Hunter Simmons; two step grandchildren; and three step great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; his buddy, his dog named Shaggy.

Galen was a lifelong farmer and was a truck driver for Beans Lime & Stone for nearly 30 years.    He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Petersburg, WV.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, April 29, 2021 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg, WV.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 11:00 AM in South Branch Valley Memorial Gardens in Petersburg, WV with the Rev. Daniel Warntz officiating. 

Those who wish to remember Galen in a special way, may make memorials to Grace Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 385, Petersburg, WV 26847.


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April 29, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, West Virginia 26847

Graveside Service
April 30, 2021

11:00 AM
South Branch Valley Memorial Gardens
21574 Mountaineer Drive
Petersburg, WV 26847

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