Sunday, December 4, 1966 - Sunday, January 4, 2015
Mr. Sidney Kyle Simmons Sr. of Panama City Beach, FL formerly of the Echo Community, passed away Sunday, January 4, 2015 at Flowers Hospital of unexpected complications with his heart. He was 48.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Mt. Sinai Holiness Tabernacle Church, 2122 County Road 112, Dothan, with Rev. Tim Simmons and Rev. Dewayne Watson officiating. Burial will follow in the Old Center United Methodist Church Cemetery, 164 County Road 89, Newville, with Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing.
The family will receive friends at the church on Tuesday beginning at 12:00 noon and continuing until service time.
Kyle was born December 4, 1966 in Dothan, AL. He lived through his elementary years in the Taylor area. During his teenage years his family moved to Echo. Kyle graduated from Dale Co. Christian School in 1984 and went on to receive his AA in machine tool technology at Wallace College. He was employed during his lifetime at Pemco Aeroplex, Bells Welding and Machine and McDaniel Machinery. Later Kyle became self employed as a CNC machine tool technician. Kyle possessed a kind and gentle spirit, was a loving son and brother, devoted father and loyal friend who will be dearly missed.
Survivors include one daughter, Summer E. Simmons and two sons: Sidney Simmons Jr. and Hunter Simmons, all of Panama City Beach, FL; his mother, Betty Simmons, Echo; his father, Jimmy Simmons, Ozark; one brother, Todd Simmons (April), Echo; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Serving as Pallbearers: Tony Simmons, Allen Dorrill, Marty Parsons, Trevor Johnson, David McKee and Chris Gerkin.