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Obituary of Forest Ray “Buck” Simmons


Forest Ray “Buck” Simmons, 85, of Cave-In-Rock, IL died May 16, 2019 at Rosiclare Health Rehab and Health Care Center in Rosiclare, IL.
Survivors include his son, Freddie Ray (Terry) Simmons, of The Villages, FL; half-brother, Joe Edmondson of Sturgis, KY; grandchildren, Tracy (Neil) Hamon of Aviston, IL and Emily (Jeff) Holohan of Watseka, IL; and great-grandchildren, Ally and Mason Hamon, and Layla and Camille Holohan.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Oma Simmons; and parents, William Gregory and Dortha Mae Simmons.
Services are scheduled for 1 p.m., Saturday May 18, 2019 at Potters Church in Cave-In-Rock, IL with interment in Mt. Zion Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.
Memorials may be made to Potters Church.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Clara Tolbert, Dr. Sunga, Donna Roberson and the staff of Rosiclare Rehab and Health Care.

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