Allen Simmons

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Allen Dean Simmons, 89, of Belleville, IL, born December 22, 1932, in Belleville, IL, died Friday, May 27, 2022, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

Allen worked as a mechanic at Oliver C. Joseph, Belleville, IL, for many years. He loved sports, especially baseball, football, and basketball. Everyone loved and respected Allen. He was such a kind person who loved people.

Mr. Simmons was preceded in death by his parents, James and Virginia, nee Foster, Simmons; two brothers, Warren and James Simmons; and three sisters, Lois Burns, Sylvia Garman, and Ina Simmons.

Surviving are two sisters, Rita Weems of Simi Valley, CA, and Betty Simmons of Belleville, IL;
and numerous nieces and nephews.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 3rd, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Margaret Lee officiating.

Burial will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.


2 Comments on Allen Simmons

Mark Voelkerding said : Guest Report Jun 02, 2022 at 7:30 AM

Going to really miss you uncle until I see you again. I am grateful for having gotten to know you. I am going to miss your smile and your awesome sense of humor. You lived life honorably and I know you're with the Lord now so I'll just keep trying to do the best I can so hopefully one day we can see each other again.. thanks for all the happy memories and the kindness you brought to this world. Rest easy You ran the good race and did it the way a man supposed to with honor dignity and kindness. You will not be forgotten.

  • Saint Ann
  • MO
Cheryl Burns Gray said : Guest Report Jun 01, 2022 at 9:40 PM

Condolences to the Simmons family.

  • Belleville
  • IL

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