Arlis Simmons, 79, of Pikeville, died Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at his home. He met no strangers and was a friend to everyone he met.
He was preceded in death by his parents Sherman and Irene Simmons, and brothers Joe and James Simmons.
Survivors include sister Jamie Dunn, Pikeville; sister-in-law Willene Simmons; a good friend, Waymon Ferguson; and several nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.
Services were held November 30 in the funeral home chapel. Burial was in Blackburn Cemetery.
Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com.
Arrangements were entrusted to Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.