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Robert J. Simmons

September 27, 1936 September 21, 2019
Robert J.  Simmons
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Obituary for Robert J. Simmons

Robert Joseph Simmons, Attorney at Law (aka Bob, Bobby, and Bobzilla), passed away at home on September 21st, 2019 after a long and hard fought battle with cancer. He was 82 years old. Born on September 27, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan to Robert and Jenny Simmons, Bob was a devoted alumni of Catholic Central High School. He served in the Naval Reserves while attending Detroit College of Law. Bob opened his own law firm and practiced for 56 years.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Simmons, daughter, Lisa Burns and her husband Neil Cumpers and beloved grand-daughter, Sofia, son, Gregory, and daughter, Dawn Mattocks and partner, Billy Karas.

A Memorial Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 North Crooks Road, (between 14-15 Mile Roads), Saturday, September 28, 2019, at 12 noon. Friends may visit beginning at 10:30am. The service will be conducted by Bob’s cousin, Father Mike Radecki. Bob was a very loyal man who touched everyone he met and he will be sadly missed.


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