Troy L. Simmons

March 10, 1910 - September 27, 2002

03/10/1910 - 09/27/2002

Past Services

Saturday September 28, 2002
Rosewood Memorial Park
631 N. Witchduck Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
757 497-8925 | Directions
Monday September 30, 2002
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Virginia Beach
5792 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
800-934-4648 | Directions
Tuesday October 01, 2002
11:00 am
Virginia Beach Church of God
836 Regency Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
757-428-3277 | Directions

Virginia Beach-Rev. Troy Lee Simmons, 92, of Virginia Beach, went home to be with the Lord on September 27, 2002.

He was born in Yadkin, NC on March 10, 1910, and was the husband of the late Nellie Eads Simmons. Rev. Simmons was a retired Church of God minister. He was the founding pastor of the Virginia Beach Church of God and ministered for over 50 years. He pastored over 10 churches throughout the state of Virginia.

Rev. Simmons is survived by two sons, Kenneth Simmons whom he resided with and Larry Simmons of Madison Height, VA; three daughters, June Jernigan of Upper Marlboro, MD; Lucille Meiner of Lexington, NC and Jill Carmine of Ocean City, MD; three brothers; 11 grandchildren; 16 great- grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

A funeral will be conducted at 11 am Tuesday, October 1, 2002 in Virginia Beach Church of God, Regency Drive, with Rev. Paul Eure and Rev. Rick Hocker officiating. Burial will be in Rosewood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Greenwich Road, from 7- 9 pm Monday night, and at other times at the residence.

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Toni Clark
7 years ago

Although I did not personally know Rev. Simmons I am so very blessed to be a part of the legacy he left behind in Freedom Fellowship. We will not grieve his leaving this place because we know that the Lord that Rev. Simmons knew and loved has welcomed him home.

Don Webb
7 years ago

To Larry and Becky: We are praying for you and your family during this time. We wish we could be there for Brother Simmons’service…we love your family and think of you often. Don & Dale Webb