David Joel Simmons



Westminster- David Joel Simmons, 76, husband of Linda Chappell Simmons passed away July 28th, 2020 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.


Born in Rochester, New York, he was the son of the late Avery and Vivian Parfitt Simmons. David worked for Colonial store, which later became Big Star, and was a real estate agent for Foxwood Hills Association. David also sold insurance with Liberty Life, and worked as the store manager at Ingles in Westminster for nineteen years. David was the choir director for Mt. Tabor Baptist Church where he was a member, and was known as a family man.


In addition to his wife, Linda Chappell Simmons, he is survived by his son, Darrell Simmons of Westminster; daughter, Nikki Simmons Eades (Randall) of Westminster; brother, Eddie Simmons; two grandchildren, Noel Eades and Megan Eades both of Westminster; two great grandchildren, Aubrey Eades and Elijah Cobb.


A graveside service will be held 2 pm, Sunday, August 2nd, 2020 at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church cemetery. In lieu of a formal visitation, Mr. Simmons will lie in state, 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Saturday, August 1st, 2020 at Sandifer Funeral Home.


The family is at their respective homes. Flowers are accepted or memorials in David’s memory can be made to, Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, 401 Tabor Road, Westminster, SC 29693 condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com.