Larry Simmons of Winston-Salem and Mooresville, NC passed on May 20, 2019. He was born in Lake View, SC to Forrest and Irene Simmons. Larry attended Appalachian State University prior to joining the US Marine Corp. He graduated from Guilford College and began his career at RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company, later retiring from Ciba-Geigy (now Syngenta) as a Senior Packaging Engineer. Following his retirement, Larry started his own company, Packaging Advisory Corporation where he traveled as a consultant. Larry was an avid duck hunter, and sportsman enjoying jet ski trips with his closest friends. Larry had traveled the world. However, his favorite place was his home on Lake Norman where he loved gardening, pontoon boating, and hosting Sunday Morning Sunday School. Larry was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Rochelle Simmons and his sister Earline Moody. Surviving Larry are his wife Sandra, sister Fontella Hayes, sisters-in-law, Susan Hastings (Gary), Donna Chandler (Gary), and Lucy Simmons of Lumberton, NC. He also leaves many nieces and nephews. A graveside service is planned at Forsyth Memorial Park on June 5, 2019 at 4:00 PM. Following the service, please join the family for refreshments at Maple Chase Golf and Country Club, 5475 Germanton Road, W-S. Memorials can be made to Trellis Supportive Care at 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103. Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Larry Arnold Simmons August 8 1934 May 20 2019 (age 84).
Death notice for the town of: Advance, state: North Carolina