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Paul William Simons

August 12, 1933 — August 9, 2023

Fishers

 

Paul William Simons, 89, of Fishers, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2023.

 

He was born on August 12, 1933 in McMinnville, Tennessee. Paul served in the U.S. Army in the 3rd Infantry division during the Korean War. He was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Post #5064, where he served as the post commander in 1991 and 1992. He was also a Tennessee Squire and a Kentucky Colonel. For 19 years, Paul served his community as a Deputy Sheriff for the Marion County Sheriff's Department. After retiring from the Sheriff's Department, Paul became a private investigator for the Indiana Department of Transportation. In his leisure time, he enjoyed fishing, vacationing at Daytona Beach with his family, playing cards and cheering on his Cincinnati Reds. On August 15, 1973 he married the love of his life, Jo Ann Simons.

 

Paul is preceded in death by his parents George Washington and Willie Mae Rowland Simons, beloved wife of 43 years Jo Ann Simons, siblings Thelma Duncan, George “Buddy” Simons and Betty Sue Brown.

 

Paul is survived by his children Mark (Sally) Simons, Carmie (Rick) Godan, Julie (Jeff) McHenry, Jina (Kurt) Simmons; grandchildren Casie (Nick) Starnes, Anne Simons, Jordan (Chuck) Ramey, Joey Simmons, Klay (Angela) Simmons, Jenna (Aaron) Warren; great grandchildren Cole and Dane Starnes, Blake and Brynleigh Warren and Kaelyn Ramey.

 

A Celebration of Paul’s life will be Friday, August 18, 2023, at 12:00 PM at O’Riley Branson Funeral Service and Crematory, 6107 S. East Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46227. There will be a visitation for family and friends from 10:00 until service time. Entombment will follow at Washington Park East Cemetery.

 

Please visit www.OrileyBranson.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.

 

 

To send flowers to the family in memory of Paul William Simons, please visit our flower store.

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Friday, August 18, 2023

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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