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Edward Simmons

Edward Dwayne Simmons, 49, of Pikeville died unexpectedly at Erlanger Hospital on Tuesday, February 22, 2016.

He was a lifelong resident of Bledsoe County and worked at La-Z-Boy Manufacturing for many years.

Dwayne was preceded in death by his grandparents, Veon and Leona Simmons; and Max and Margaret Keener, all of Pikeville.

Left behind to cherish Dwayne’s memory are his father and step-mother, Edward “Big Ed” and Elaine Simmons of Dayton; his mother and step-father, Mitchell and Kathy Baron of Port St. Lucie, Florida; sister and brother-in-law, Denise and David Muncy of Pikeville; sister, Darice Cooper of Nashville; two nieces, Katie Rees of Crossville, and Courtney Rees of San Francisco, California; and one great-niece, Katja Denise Sherill of Crossville; many aunts, uncles, and cousins and numerous friends.

A memorial service will be held at a future date. Please contact any of the immediate family for details.

Condolences can be made at

Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements. 

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