October 25, 1938 - January 31, 2019
Mr. Lanier “Len” Bancroft Simmons was born October 25,1938 to the late Sheldon Simmons and the late Hazelle Trotter Simmons. He was an educator and specialized professional employment for corporate and educational appointments. After graduating high school, he went on to college at Lane College. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics. This is where he met and married Ruby Starks. To this union two children were born. He later moved to Dayton, Ohio where he studied Lettering and Calligraphy and Graphic Design. During this time he met and married Cynthia Callaway. To this union two children were born. He continued his education and earned his Master from University of Memphis in Administration and Supervision. He also lived in varies locations: Boston, Massachusetts, Miamisburg, Ohio, Jacksonville, Florida, Shreveport, Louisiana and finally back to Jackson, Tennessee. He enjoyed sharing his talent of free hand letting and Calligraphy where and when ever he could. He made his church home at Northside Assembly of God where he used his talents and gifts from God. He spent the latter years severing spending time with family, and praying for his love ones. As we reminisce his life we have learned to love God and cherish your loves one. He is survived by his children: Andre’Jon (Vicki) Simmons, Sr., Margaret (Darius) Montgomery, Michael (Robyn) Simmons, Dana Simmons-Young, Annette Tomlin, Gladys McKinney, Gloria (Wayne) Boykin, Bertha(Dwight) Hunt, Adrian(ArQuetta) Shirley. Grandchildren: Carmen (Adrian) Davis, Shanara Williamson, Andre’ Jon Simmons, Jr., Darius Montgomery, Jr., Marcus Johnson, Wayne Boykin, LaKeshia (Randell) Livings Marquitta Mathis, Jaylon Shirley, Jordan Shirley, Kristen Simmons, Shantell Simmons, Shannel Simmons, Keshia Simmons, Jamareo Simmons; Great GrandChildren:A’Mylie Mays, Adrian Jude Raymond Davis, II, Cortaz Williamson, Nekiael Williamson, Labrea Williamson, Breyanna Williamson, Alvaia Williamson, Briylen Williamson, Tinna Livingston, Elijah Livingston, Mariah Johnson, Melody Simmons, Janelle Simmons, Caiden Davis, Anna Davis. A host of cousins and friends.
Mr. Lanier “Len” Bancroft Simmons was born October 25,1938 to the late Sheldon Simmons and the late Hazelle Trotter Simmons. He was an educator and specialized professional employment for corporate and educational appointments. After... View Obituary & Service Information
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