January 26, 2022

Mr. Leroy Simonds

Mr. Junior Leroy Simonds, age 81, of Franklin passed away January 11, 2022.

His funeral will be held at the graveside Friday January 14, 2022 at 3:00 PM at Heard County Memorial Gardens with Rev. Mark Williams officiating.

Mr. Simonds was born October 13, 1940 in Tampa, FL to the late Burlington Glover Simonds and Mable Magalee Talley Simonds. He was a Baptist by faith.

During his working years he was employed by Seaboard Coast Line in construction.

He was a man who enjoyed life and lived it to the fullest every day. He loved to visit and fellowship with family and friends. 

Among his favorite pastimes was fishing. He also liked to travel, see new things, and visit new places.

Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Cindy Kramer of Plant City, FL; five grandchildren: Beau Kramer, Justin Kramer, Jacob Kramer, Cara Kramer, and Kelsie Kramer; four great-grandchildren: Jaxon Kramer, Olivia Kramer, Jett Kramer, and Trent Kramer; one sister, Annett Franklin (Mike) of Plant City, FL; two brothers: Billy Simonds (Beth) and Jack Killian (Darlene) both of Franklin; sister-in-law, Jean Simonds of South Carolina; and a number of other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Linda Bynum, and three brothers: Joel Renney Simonds, Johnny Simonds, and Richard Simonds.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at www.stuttsfuneralhome.com.

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, GA in charge of arrangements.

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