Raymond L. Simmons, 89 of Bloomingdale, passed away Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 at Trinity West. He was born June 30, 1923 in Bloomingdale a son of the late Lee H. and Ruby Baker Simmons.

Preceding Ray in death were his son Jerry Simmons in 2009 and sister Helen Cusick.

Funeral services were held at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Ed Gardner officiating, burial at Bloomingdale Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to: Smithfield United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15205.Offer condolences at www.shorac.com.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.