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Jerry Simmons Obituary

Jerry R. Simmons
Simmons, Jerry R.

March 5, 1944 - September 21, 2009
Resided in Jackson Township, OH


Jerry Raymond Simmons, 65, of Jackson township, died on Monday, Sept. 21, 2009 at his home after a long battle with lung cancer. He was born on March 5, 1944 in Bloomingdale, OH and is the son of Raymond and Dorothy Simmons of Bloomingdale. He was a Methodist by faith. Jerry was a 1962 graduate of Wayne High School then graduated from the College of Business Administration at Ohio University in 1967. He and his family moved to Uniontown, OH in 1973 where he had a long and successful career as a senior vice president within the global claims and insurance industry at General Adjustment Bureau (GAB), American Risk Management (ARM), International Risk Management (IRM) and AON Global Risk Consulting. He moved to Jackson township in 1992. Jerry recently retired from AON this summer to enjoy his family and his home. Jerry is survived by his parents Raymond and Dorothy Simmons of Bloomingdale; his three sons Michael Simmons of Canton, Mark (Melissa) Simmons of Copley and Ryan Simmons of Uniontown, Ohio; his grandchildren, Taylor, Benjamin and Zachary of Copley, Ohio; his sister, Judy (Terry) Hare of Bloomingdale; and his companion Annie Boylan. Visitation at Reed Funeral Home, North Canton Chapel, 801 Pittsburg Ave.N.W., North Canton, Ohio on Thursday, September 24th from 4-8 p.m. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 25th, from 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m at the Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, OH. Funeral services, conducted by Rev Ed Gardner, will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. . Burial will immediately follow at Bloomingdale Cemetery. Friends may make donations to the American Cancer Society. To view photos of Jerry, please visit


Reed Funeral Home North Canton Chapel
801 Pittsburg Ave. N.W.
North Canton, OH US 44720
Thursday, September 24, 2009
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home
215 Fernwood Rd.
Wintersville, OH US
Friday, September 25, 2009
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home
215 Fernwood Road
Wintersville, OH US
Saturday, September 26, 2009
12:30 PM




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