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James L. Simmons

June 29, 1941 — February 6, 2016

James L. Simmons, 74 of Grove City died at 12:03 A.M. Saturday February 6, 2016 at Trinity Living Center in Grove City.

Born June 29, 1941 in Grove City he was the son of the late George A. and Edith Dunlap Simmons.

He was in the first graduating class of the new Slippery Rock High School.

He worked many years as a dispatcher at Tri County Industries.

Jim enjoyed woodworking, rebuilding cars, hunting, and fishing and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers Fan.

Surviving is his longtime companion, Sheila Cross of Kennerdell; six daughters, Robin (E.B.) Settle of Warsaw, VA, Bonnie (Joe) Owens of Grove City, Jami Simmons and her fiancé Dan Sanner of Somerset, Bev (Jim) Miller of Portersville, Sherri (Gene) Pelletier of Harrisville, and Terri (Rick) Spence of Mercer.

Additionally surviving is a sister, Mary Ethel (Joe) Miller of Ford City, 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

At Jim's request there will be no visitation or services.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Jamison Funeral Home Inc., 117 N. Main St. Harrisville.

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