July 19, 1948 ~ September 4, 2021

Born in: Barnwell, SC
Resided in: Indianapolis, IN

Lewis was born July 19, 1948 in Barnwell, SC. and moved to Indianapolis, IN in 1970. He was a drywall hanger his entire life. His passion and love was for trading, selling and working on cars. He was married for 38 years to Carolyn Sue Simmons and was a good friend to all who knew him.

He is survived by his children: Michael Simmons (Michele), Mickey Simmons, Marie Simmons, Mack Simmons (Naomi), Roy McWhirter, Kay Dean, and MaDonna Couch; along with 20 plus grandchildren. Lewis is also survived by his siblings: Earnest Simmons, Roy Simmons, Mary Feagin, Merraine Phillips, Rudolph, Edward & Willie Jeffcoat; several nieces and nephews; and his partner of 7 years, Barbara Anderson.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Sue Simmons; his parents, Marie & Lewis Simmons Sr.; siblings: Jennie, Joe and Lawton Simmons, Cecil and Mace Jeffcoat.

He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.

Visitation will be from 9am to 10am on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services, 5215 N. Shadeland Avenue, with a service to start at 10am. Burial to follow at Washington Park East Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN.


Visitation: September 9, 2021 9:00 am - March 28, 2023 10:00 am

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226

Funeral Service: September 9, 2021 10:00 am

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. MICHAEL LYNN SIMMONS…Gonna miss you dad. You’re the only father I ever had. These past few years were enjoyable as I stopped by on my trips through Indianapolis, IN. If you see mama, tell her we love, and miss her as well.

  3. Lewie, you are one of a kind, you were always busy & mostly outside. I think you probably used more spray paint than anyone could imagine, if someone gave you something, spray paint it. If you found something, spray paint it.
    You were a kind Man, loved by many.
    Now I pray you rest in peace, ♥️
    You will be missed by many! ♥️

  4. It was nice knowing you Lewie!
    You will be missed tremendously, by many!
    With love, rest in peace! ♥️

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