Paul E. Simmons, 92, retired farmer, father of four, attended Mt. Pleasant BIC

By on June 17, 2015

Paul E. Simmons, 92, of Manheim, passed away Friday, June 12, 2015, at his home.

Born July 30, 1922 in Mechanicsburg, he was a son of the late Reuben and Elsie (Eshelman) Simmons.

Paul was a retired Cumberland County farmer and a member of Mt. Pleasant Brethren In Christ Church in Mount Joy.

Paul is survived by his wife of 67 years: Violet (Potteiger) Simmons; their four children: Randy Simmons and wife Sandra of Carlisle; Mark Simmons and wife Priscilla of Manheim; Eileen Gardner and husband Jeff of Mechanicsburg; Philip Simmons and wife Suzanne of Dillsburg; two sisters: Mary Berkebile of Lancaster and Rhoda Miller of Dillsburg; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Paul was preceded in death by his brother: Sam; and by his five sisters: Martha Ginder, Blanche Lebo, Dessa Diller, Helen Potteiger, and Ruth Simmons.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, at Mechanicsburg Brethren in Christ Church, 1050 S. York St., Mechanicsburg. Burial will take place in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Boiling Springs.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Paul to Mt. Pleasant BIC Church, 1756 Mt. Pleasant Road, Mount Joy, PA 17552.

To sign the online guest book, visit Malpezzi Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, handled the arrangements.

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