Kenneth Simmons passed away Jan. 11, 2016 in Edmond. He was born in Oklahoma City on March, 22 1943. He grew up in Claflin, Kansas and went to OCC for college. Later he got a Masters in Accounting and in Education at Central State, now the University of Central Oklahoma.
He was a Certified Public Accountant and worked as auditor for the Internal Revenue Service, retiring in 2003 and had been a Director of Allegiance Credit Union.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Joyce Simmons. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Carol Simmons of Guthrie, daughter and son-in-law, Anthony and Kari Tompkins of Edmond, son and daughter-in-law. Colin and Kim Simmons of Cresent, sister-in-law and husband, Cindy and Randy Lovett of Edmond, brother-in-law and wife, John and LeeAnn McDonald of Hutchinson, Kansas, and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and cousins.
Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 15, 2016 Matthews Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Gracelawn Cemetery.