Mr. Eric Simmons Sr. was born in Warner Robins, Georgia to the late James Simmons Sr. and Mildred Robinson Simmons.
Eric was well known to his many friends in Houston County and attended the public schools of Houston County. He assisted many residents in Warner Robins with repairs to their home. He loved to cook and teach people different things about cooking. He had a restaurant Simmons Soul Food. He was a great father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend.
Eric was preceded in death by his: son Eric Simmons Jr. eight siblings John Lee Simmons, Ernest Simmons, Mark Simmons, Frank Simmons, Oliver (Knot) Simmons, James Simmons Jr., Gennie Mae West, and Vera Mae Anderson.
Eric leaves to cherish his loving memories to his daughters: Regina Simmons of Kathleen, Georgia; Renata Simmons of Kathleen, Georgia; Shannon Stripling (Dwayne) of Jonesboro, Georgia. Sons: Adrian Simmons (Betty) of Warner Robins, Georgia; Derrick Simmons of Atlanta, Georgia. Special Aunt, Barbara Jean Holmes of Warner Robins, Georgia. A host of grandchildren, nieces, nephew, cousins, and friends including devoted friend Spyce Mayes.