Dale Simmons, 64, of Eufaula, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, at his home. Dale was born on April 30, 1955, in Santa Barbara, Calif., the son of Terry C. and Dena Jo (Hall) Simmons.

He attended school at Monterey Road Elementary and graduated from Atascadero High School in 1974 lettering in wrestling his junior and senior years. 

He was a painter all of his life, starting at the age of 14.

On June 26, 1977, Dale married Kathryn Louise Peddie in Atascadero. They were happily married for 42 years.

Dale was a member of the Moose Lodge No. 2067 in Atascadero. He enjoyed fishing with his dad, hunting, playing pool and watching football. His favorite team was the Oakland Raiders.  

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Survivors include his wife, Kathryn, of the home; his father, Terry Simmons of Eufaula; his daughter, Synthia Simmons of Eufaula; his granddaughter, Aislynn Simmons; a sister, Sherrie Byrd and husband Steve of Eufaula and extended family Lucy Wyatt and family of Atascadero, and a host of extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Dena Jo, his paternal grandfather, Malcolm Samuel Simmons and his paternal grandmother, Zella Loraine (Wood) Simmons.  

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at the Vivian Baptist Church with Pastor Dennis Maloney officiating. 

Services are under the direction of Hunn Black and Merritt Funeral Home and Crematory.