Chester V. “Chet” Simmons
January 03, 1922 ‒ January 27, 2015
Chester V. “Chet” Simmons, age 93, of Fredericktown passed away on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 with his family by his side.
He was born on January 3, 1922 in Knox County to the late Lon and Gladys (Vernon) Simmons. Chet was employed and retired from National Seating Company in Mansfield as a machinist. He was a lifetime member of the Salem United Methodist Church, a 75 year member of the Wayne Grange, and was a member of the National Ford Fordson Tractor Association. He enjoyed camping and his farm. The family will miss the over 40 year tradition of the 4th of July family campout at his home.
He is survived by his wife, of over 73 years, Florence (Kempton) Simmons; two sons, Donald (Roberta) Simmons of Mount Vernon, Dean (Bonnie) Simmons of Fredericktown; three grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren.
Besides his parents, Chet was preceded in death by his grandson David R. Simmons; his brother Cecil Simmons; and his sister Velma Ruhl.
A graveside service will be held on Friday beginning at 1PM at Maple Grove Cemetery in Chesterville.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Salem United Methodist Church.
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The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Chester V. “Chet” Simmons.