Steven E. Simmons / Aug. 29, 1952-Sept. 8, 2009Published 8:32am Friday, September 11, 2009
Steven E. Simmons, 57, of Chandler, Ariz., formerly of Dowagiac, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at his home.
Steven’s life began on Aug. 29, 1952, in Dowagiac, the son of John and Delores Joan (Tinkey) Simmons.
He had been employed by Goerlich and Jessco in Dowagiac.
When Steven was young, he was a pin setter at the Dowagiac Bowling Center bowling alley on Front Street.
He also was a local paperboy while growing up in Dowagiac.
Steven coached Little League baseball and enjoyed bowling, golf, football and betting in NFL pools.
He was an avid Chicago Bears fan and New York Yankees fan.
Steven moved to Arizona in 1977, working for Gila Window Film Co. and was a clerk for the Circle K Co.
His loving family includes sister Karen Myers and nephew Todd Myers, both of Dowagiac, and great-niece Mahayla Myers of Dowagiac.
Steven is preceded in death by his parents.
His family will gather with friends on Tuesday from noon until 2 p.m. at McLauchlin-Clark Funeral Home, where his funeral service will be held at 2.
Funeral Services will be led by Pastor John Kasper from First United Methodist Church.
He will be laid to rest in Mission Hills Cemetery, Niles.
Memorial contributions in his name may be directed to Dowagiac Little League.
Please sign his guestbook and leave a memory of Steven at www.mclauchlin-clark.com.