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Monday, October 4, 2021

Obituary - Michael Keith Simmons

Michael Keith Simmons, age 75, passed away on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at his home in Clinton, Missouri. Michael's wishes were to be cremated. A memorial visitation will be held from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at the Vansant-Mills Chapel in Clinton. A private family graveside service will be held at Englewood Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to GVMH Hospice services and can be left in care of the funeral home. Fond memories and condolences can be left online at www.vansant-millsfuneralhome.com.

Michael Keith Simmons was born on May 11, 1946 to Lawrence and Beulah (Foster) Simmons in Clinton, Missouri. Michael married Norma Kay Goth on July 31, 1969.

Michael loved fishing, hunting, and going to Branson, Missouri. His two grandsons were the apple of his eye. Michael was well known for being the Assistant Manager of Safeway and Golden Valley Country Market. He enjoyed softball games and was an umpire for many years.

Michael is preceded in death by his parents Lawrence and Beulah Simmons, his sister in law Joan Simmons.

Among survivors is his loving wife Norma Simmons, his two children; Mike (Marlene) Simmons of Clinton, Missouri, Tina Simmons (Mike McAnelly) of Davenport, Iowa, two grandchildren; Hunter Simmons and Hayden Simmons of Clinton, Missouri, his siblings; Kelly (Breda) Simmons of Clinton, Missouri, Leroy (Evalee) Simmons of Clinton, Missouri, Kenneth Simmons of Holt Summit, Missouri, Mary (Bill) Boan of Clinton, Missouri and many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home in Clinton, Missouri.