Leslie Dale Simmons, 65, of Independence, Kansas passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017, at Labette Health in Independence, Kansas. At the request of the family, cremation will be taken place under the direction of Potts Chapel.
Leslie Dale Simmons was born on August 3, 1952 to Johnie and Elnora (Thompson) Simmons, in Independence, Kansas. Leslie attended the Independence school system. Leslie married Terri Wilson on September 10, 1971. The two were married for 23 years and later divorced. Leslie and Terri welcomed two children, Holly and Sarah. Throughout Leslie’s life he was a jack of many trades, he worked as a farm hand, mechanic, and in the oil fields. Leslie took advantage of his spare time by enjoying some of his favorite hobbies, fishing and working on his rat rod, but the one activity he always made time for was his grandchildren. Leslie’s favorite activity was riding ATVs with his grandkids.
Those left to cherish Leslie’s memory include; daughters, Holly Simmons, of Independence, Sarah and husband, Aaron Pouncil, of Independence, sisters, Judy Valentin, of Lenapah, OK, Pricilla Dewitt, of Neodesha, and grandchildren, Summer Chastian, Lavender Simmons, Marriah Wade, Sebastian Simmons, and Talon Bartley.
Leslie is preceded in death by, his parents, Johnie and Elnora (Thompson) Simmons, and brothers, Calvin Simmons, John Lee Simmons, and Floyd “Shorty” Simmons. Online condolences may be left at www.pottsfuneralhome.com.
Love you always
Angel and Judy ValentinLenepah, OK
Gone too soon. Dearly missed another Angel needed home
Christy PowersTyro, KS
May the family feel God's comforting spirit at your time of loss. Lots of hugs and love to you all.
Mary Ann BrownCaney, KS
So sorry for your Loss. Cousin Leslie you will be missed. Prayers, love and hugs to the family. Alice Schurr
Alice SchurrIndependence, KS
Such a nice man, sorry for your families loss.
Bridget HarpsterIndependence, KS
Gaylan ThompsonIndependence, KS
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.
Marcia Mc NittYates Center, KS
So sorry for your lost. He will be missed.
Don and Tammie Doub
Tammie and Donald DoubIndependence, KS
Less was a great neighbor and friend he always looked out for us. And I enjoyed cooking him dinner! He was one of those guys that would have gave the shirt off his back for anyone. We will dearly miss him!
Denise, Tim, Levi BakerIndependence,
I am so very truly for your loss
Samantha KeyIndependence, KS
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family. He was a great man and will be missed by many.
Ashley SchmittIndependence, KS
So sorry for your loss Holly. Prayers from my family for yours.
George EiseleIndependence, KS
Sending my deepest condolences to the family. May God bring you comfort during this difficult time.
Debbie BehringerParsons, KS
Holly and family, I Know there are no words to relieve any amount of heartbreak. I am so sorry for your loss. 🙏🏻
He will sure be missed. God bless and rest in peace.
Glenn & Marge Sams, KS
Sad day. Gone way to soon.
Curtis G. Simmons,
Thoughts and prayers, cherish the memories!
Gayle VineyardOwasso, OK
What a great man
Eric ThiessenIndependence, KS
Tammy Latham and familyNeodesha, KS
You will be deeply missed. Rest in peace and fly hi with the other angels
Shane WadeNeodesha, KS
You are very loved and will be dearly missed
Robert wadeLenapah, OK
So sorry for your loss he was a great man and will be missed by many.
Darin Christina Cierra and Cole FarrisIndependence, KS
I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you're and your families are in my thoughts and prayers at this time. Teresa Goodman
Teresa GoodmanIndependence, KS