Leslie Dale Simmons
August 3, 1952  -  November 18, 2017

Leslie Dale Simmons

Send Flowers Send Flowers

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.


Sign Guestbook
  1. Angel and Judy Valentin
    Lenepah, OK

    Love you always

  2. Christy Powers
    Tyro, KS

    Gone too soon. Dearly missed another Angel needed home

  3. Mary Ann Brown
    Caney, KS

    May the family feel God's comforting spirit at your time of loss. Lots of hugs and love to you all.

  4. Alice Schurr
    Independence, KS

    So sorry for your Loss. Cousin Leslie you will be missed. Prayers, love and hugs to the family. Alice Schurr

  5. Bridget Harpster
    Independence, KS

    Such a nice man, sorry for your families loss.

  6. Gaylan Thompson
    Independence, KS

  7. Marcia Mc Nitt
    Yates Center, KS

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

  8. Tammie and Donald Doub
    Independence, KS

    So sorry for your lost. He will be missed.
    Don and Tammie Doub
    Anita Baker

  9. Denise, Tim, Levi Baker

    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!

  10. Samantha Key
    Independence, KS

    I am so very truly for your loss

  11. Ashley Schmitt
    Independence, KS

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family. He was a great man and will be missed by many.

  12. George Eisele
    Independence, KS

    So sorry for your loss Holly. Prayers from my family for yours.

  13. Debbie Behringer
    Parsons, KS

    Sending my deepest condolences to the family. May God bring you comfort during this difficult time.

  14. Christa

    Holly and family, I Know there are no words to relieve any amount of heartbreak. I am so sorry for your loss. 🙏🏻

  15. Glenn & Marge Sams
    , KS

    He will sure be missed. God bless and rest in peace.

  16. Curtis G. Simmons

    Sad day. Gone way to soon.

  17. Gayle Vineyard
    Owasso, OK

    Thoughts and prayers, cherish the memories!

  18. Eric Thiessen
    Independence, KS

    What a great man

  19. Tammy Latham and family
    Neodesha, KS

  20. Shane Wade
    Neodesha, KS

    You will be deeply missed. Rest in peace and fly hi with the other angels

  21. Robert wade
    Lenapah, OK

    You are very loved and will be dearly missed

  22. Darin Christina Cierra and Cole Farris
    Independence, KS

    So sorry for your loss he was a great man and will be missed by many.

  23. Teresa Goodman
    Independence, 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

Start Planning Now

It is never too early to start planning for yours or your loved one's funeral.