Christian Simmonds

Highland | Wednesday, March 22 2023 |

Christian W. "Chris" Simmonds, age 38 of Millersburg, IL, died Wednesday, March 22, 2023.

He was born on Thursday, February 21, 1985, in Greenville, IL, the son of  Alan and Susan (nee Meyer) Simmonds.

He was a member of United Methodist Church, Pocahontas, IL; Gordon Lodge #473 AF & AM (Masons), Pocahontas, IL; VFW Post #5694, Highland, IL; American Legion Post #1104, Pocahontas, IL.

Chris was born in Greenville, IL and moved to Millersburg, in 1986.  He graduated from Greenville High School in 2003.  He joined the US Navy in October, 2003, served active duty in Hawaii for 5 years and Boston for 3 years.  He was still active in the US Navy Reserves.  He worked for B-line, Troy, IL; Millersburg General Store and the Alhambra Elevator.  In his youth he enjoyed Lego's; Cub Scouts, Pack #60 (Arrow of Light Recipient); Boy Scouts Troop #60, Pocahontas, IL; hunting and fishing. 

Survivors include:

Parents - Alan E. and Susan M. (nee Meyer) Simmonds, Millersburg, IL

Son - Lukas James Simmonds, Greenville, IL

Lukas's Mother - Kelli (Adam) (nee Prater) Davis, Greenville, IL

Sister - Kimberly A. Lampe, Millersburg, IL

Sister - Amanda R. (Joe) Gonzalez, Millersburg, IL

Special Brother - Quinn A. (Rachel) Frey, US Navy

Niece - Riley J. Gonzalez

Niece - Analyse Lampe

Nephew - Blake Lampe

Nephew - Kyle S. Brink

Nephew - Kaleb A. Brink

Nephew - Kaden M. Brink

Niece - Kaylen R. Brink (Twin)

Nephew - Kolin W. Brink (Twin)

Uncle - Paul (Significant Other Barb) Simmonds

Aunt and Uncle - Roger and Vicky Simmonds

Aunt - Kim Simmonds

Cousins - Nine

He was preceded in death by:

Maternal Grandparents - Roy E. & June C. (nee Mewes) Meyer

Paternal Grandparents - Sherman W. & Helen P. (nee Miller) Simmonds

Uncle - Eric J. Simmonds

Aunt - Yvonne Simmonds

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL. 

Graveside Service will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 30, 2023, at Hug Cemetery in Millersburg, IL, with Rev. Dave Trover, officiating. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Alan Simmonds for his son's education fund.

Obit Provided By:
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home

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