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Goldie Simmons, Jr


Goldie G. "Junior" Simmons, Jr., 76, of Cambridge passed away Tuesday evening, December 23, 2014 at Mallard Bay Care Center.
Born on Hoopers Island December 18, 1938, he was a son of the late Pauline Meredith Simmons and Goldie G. Simmons, Sr. After attending schools on the island he continued in his father's footsteps as a waterman. For over 50 years he worked the local waters and was proud of his boat the "Miss Pauline". Junior also was a handyman, he repaired small motors for friends and to make a few extra dollars. As an outdoorsman he loved nature and became very attached to his cat "Blackie".
Junior is survived by his two children, son Edward Simmons and his wife Rilla, daughter Margaret Simmons and her companion Robert Hackley; his companion of over 16 years Jean Ruff; brothers Russell and Alfred Simmons; grandchildren Christopher Borga, Ambrosia Mowbray, Hunter Mowbray and Hayden Simmons; along with nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death besides his parents are brothers Clyde Simmons, Leonard Simmons; and infant sister Darlene.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, December 30, 2014 beginning 1:00 p.m. at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge with Rev. Buddy Dunn officiating.
A viewing will be the hour prior to the service.
Interment will follow at East New Market Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Eddie Simmons, Jimmy Simmons, Chris Borga, Robert Hackley, Tyler Henny and Hunter Mowbray.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, 308 High St., Cambridge, MD 21613 to help defray funeral expenses.
To share memories and send online condolences please visit www.newcombcollins.

Visitation

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. ,Sunday, November 30, 2014
Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.
308 High Street Cambridge, MD 21613

Funeral Service

1:00 p.m. ,Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.
308 High Street Cambridge, MD 21613

Interment

2:15 p.m. ,Tuesday, December 30, 2014
East New Market Cemetery
Rt. 16 East New Market, MD 21631

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My sincere condolences for the loss of your dear father. May You find comfort in your loving memories, and in God's promise to soon "swallow up death forever...and wipe away the tears from all faces." (Isaiah 25;8) God also promises of a time soon when " no resident will say : I am sick." (Isaiah 23:4) That is a wonderful time to look forward to! You will find more comforting thoughts @ jw.org.

Reene Jan 2 2015 12:00 AM

Goldie you were the best father-in-law that anyone could ever have. You were very much loved by your family and friends. My hope is that you are dancing in heaven like you did on earth.

Rilla Simmons Dec 29 2014 12:00 AM

Thinking of Eddie, Rilla and Hayden in your time of sorrow. Praying for peace and comfort for all of you.

Alison Bromwell and Chris Hughes Dec 29 2014 12:00 AM

Goldie mother and my mother were sister I new him when I was a little girl .

Brenda smith Duff Bill SMITH Dec 26 2014 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers to all the family.

Steve Abbott Dec 26 2014 12:00 AM

I cant believe that we've lost a long term member of the Hardee's coffee club. We will surly miss Goldie!! John Shift Supervisor Cambridge Hardee's

John Willey Dec 26 2014 12:00 AM

We will miss you Uncle Junior but will be comforted by the wonderful memories we have over the years.

Linda Simmons-Brewer Dec 26 2014 12:00 AM

Jr. as we knew him was a very kind soul. We rented a house from him at one time and I continued to run into him from time to time. He could fix anything and always wore a smile. God bless his family at this difficult time.

Rira Foskey (Shockley) Dec 24 2014 12:00 AM

ride to hoopers island - June 2, 2013 Posted: December 27, 2014 | Last Revised: December 27, 2014 I had never been to hoopers island . I told margret lts go. We were on the way I asked lets see if pop wants to go. well we stopped by and asked him he was so tickled for the chance to go.He lit up like a christmas tree,so we loaded up with some doughnuts and away we went. I could have not had a better tour guide. His love for not only his roots but love of all is family and freinds just made a very special day.It sent a warmth through all of us. We will miss him.

Life Story Jun 2 2013 12:00 AM