The Rev. Kevin Roberts officiated at the services. Burial followed in the KY Veteran’s Cemetery West, Hopkinsville.
Mr. Simonds died at 9:32 p.m. Sunday, August 23, 2009 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes.
Mr. Simonds was born January 30, 1938 in Detroit, Mich. He was the son of the late Robert Alexander and Mary Nella Ladd Simonds.
Mr. Simonds was a veteran of the Navy and retired form Thomas Industries. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife Martha Faye Simonds of Cadiz, one son Alex Simonds, Hopkinsville, three daughters, Robbie Simonds, Hopkinsville, Paula Cox, Princeton, and Renee Bruse, Hopkinsville, five step sons, Johnny Gilbert, Fredonia, Todd Gilbert, Cerulean, Tyson Gilbert, Calvert City, Jeffery Gilbert, Calvert City, and Jason Gilbert, Cadiz; three grandchildren, eleven step grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and one step great grandchild.