Mr. Simmons died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012.
Born July 31, 1946, in Habersham County, he was the son of the late Amos Leroy and Faye House Simmons.
Mr. Simmons was a professional racecar driver, having been inducted into the National Dirt Track Racing Hall of Fame in 2001. He won 1,012 feature events during his career and was inducted into the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame in 2009.
Surviving are his children, Colt Simmons, Stormie Simmons, Cassidy Simmons and Starleigh Simmons; and sisters, Wanda Garrison of Baldwin and Irma Herrin of Baldwin.
Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Madison Baptist Church Building Fund, 142 Harbert Park Circle, Westminster, SC 29693.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
August 15, 2012