Billy Ray Simmons
June 4, 1950 – Jan. 1, 2021
Funeral services for Billy Ray Simmons, 70, of Maurepas, LA were set for Jan. 6, 2021, at Hartman Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Don Fontenot officiating, interment at Rushing Cemetery.
Simmons died in Baton Rouge Jan. 1, 2021. He was born June 4, 1950, in Tylertown to the late Juanita and TJ Simmons. He was also preceded in death by a son Richard Lee Simmons and a sister Kathy Pailette.
Simmons enjoyed hunting, fishing and listening to music. He served his country by enlisting in the Marines and fighting in the Vietnam War where he received multiple medals and ribbons for his service.
Survivors include his wife Patricia Simmons; Edward John (Stephanie) Simmons, Edward Joseph Simmons, and Billy Ray Simmons Jr., brothers Sammy Jay (Mary) Simmons, Thomas Jerral Simmons, sister Betty (Don) Fontenot; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were Sammy Jay Simmons, Thomas Jerral Simmons, Edward John Simmons, Edward Joseph Simmons, Billy Ray Simmons Jr., and Landon Simmons.
Hartman Hughes Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at www.hartmanhughesfuneralhome.com