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Harry Daniel Simmons, Jr.
September 2, 1974 ~ September 22, 2023 (age 49) 49 Years Old
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Harry Daniel Simmons, Jr. (“Harry D”), 49, of Broadway, North Carolina passed away on September 22, 2023, at home. Harry was born September 2, 1974, to Virginia Gibbs and the late Harry Daniel Simmons, Sr.
Harry was a U.S. Army Veteran. He served 17.5 years before having to medically retire due to an injury during his last deployment to Iraq. He received many awards and achievements during his military career. He was a people person and could start a conversation anywhere he went. He didn’t know a stranger. He had a big heart, a big personality and was a jokester. Harry was a loving husband, father, son, and nephew. He loved spending time with his family and traveling, especially cruises. His hobbies were collecting baseball cards and fishing with friends. He was an avid Ohio State fan and proudly wore his Ohio State whenever he could and never missed a football game.
Harry is survived by his wife April Simmons, five children Corey (Hope), Kyle, Abby, Paityn, and Kinsley, two brothers John Zanella of Virginia and Steve Simmons (Chelsea) of Tennessee, two sisters Helen Simmons and Beth Gibbs both of Virginia, Mother Virginia Gibbs of Virginia, and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at 12:00 pm at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home in Sanford, North Carolina.
Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home is honored to serve the Simmons family.