April 20, 2014

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Michael D. Simmons

Michael D. Simmons, 65, passed away Thursday, December 12, 2013, in Strongsville. He was born August 20, 1948 in Medina, to the late Bernard and Ruth (Hermann) Simmons. Mike was a businessman who owned U.S. Fence and Action Sales a lumber distributer, along with other businesses. He was the recipient of the Weatherhead School of Management Award, and member of the Strongsville VFW Post and F.O.P.

He is survived by his sons, Nicholas (Misty) Simmons of Richmond, Kentucky and Daniel Simmons of West Bloomfield, Michigan; grandchildren, Athena, Ava and Asa; brother, Bernard (Shirley) Simmons of Cleveland; step-sister, Barbara Griffith; and step-brothers, Tim and Gene Luedy. Mike is also survived by aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard and Ruth Simmons; and son, Kevin Simmons.

Services will be held Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 4 P.M., at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. Family will receive friends Tuesday from 2 to 4 P.M., at the funeral home. Burial will be at Spring Grove Cemetery, Wednesday, December 18, 2013. A Celebration of Mike’s Life will be held Wednesday evening, at 4 P.M., at Mulligans Bar & Grill, 20880 Royalton Road, Strongsville, OH 44149.

Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com