Kenneth Harold “Coach” Simmons

Kenneth Harold “Coach” Simmons

Mr. Kenneth Harold “Coach” Simmons, age 86 of Dodson, Louisiana passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2021.

Born Tuesday, February 27, 1934 in Sikes, Louisiana, he was preceded in death by his parents, Eva M. Gulledge Simmons and Harold L. Simmons and his wife, Janell Spangler Wolfe Simmons.

Mr. Simmons was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Germany. He was a retired high-school teacher and coach and was most proud of having taken his Vidalia High School Basketball Team to the Lousiana State Championship in 1979. Mr. Simmons enjoyed playing guitar and piano.

Those left to cherish his memory include his step-daughters, Sandra S. Mitchell, Sharyn J. Gregory (Stephen), and Marsha Davidson (Craig) and aunt, Ruth McDonald.

Private graveside services will be held at Sikes Cemetery with Rev. Charles Wesley officiating, under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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