Cathy Simmons Badge No. 55
Cathy Simmons Badge No. 55
  • November 3, 1952 - June 22, 2015
  • Verona, Virginia

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Cathy Virginia Simmons, 62, of 89 Mill Stone Drive passed away Monday, June 22, 2015 at her residence.
She was born November 3, 1952 a daughter of the late Clarence and Mildred Corbin Robertson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a step-brother, Clarence Robertson, Jr.
Survivors include her husband, Donald " Semi " Simmons, a son, Travis Simmons and his wife Sarah of Staunton, three grandchildren, Amelia Simmons, Garrett Simmons, Grant Simmons and a brother, Walter Robertson of Stuarts Draft.
Cathy was a member of Christ United Methodist Church and retired as a police officer from the Staunton Police Department in 2004 after 27 years of service.
She served as past President of the Central Shenandoah Crime Stoppers, enjoyed teaching the D.A.R.E program in the Staunton City Public Schools, and was instrumental in fund raisers and charity for law enforcement and the Miss Emergency Pageant. She was an adoring "Nanny" to her grandchildren.
Following a private family burial, a memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM Friday June 26, 2015 at Christ United Methodist Church with the Rev. Sarah Locke and Chaplain Greg Czerniak of the Staunton Police Department officiating.
Honorary pallbearers will be active and retired members and employees of the Staunton Police Department, Virginia State Police, Augusta County Sheriff's Department, Central Shenandoah Crime Stoppers, Virginia State Crime Stoppers Board, Central Shenandoah Fraternal Order of Police and the Virginia Fraternal Order of Police.
The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 PM Thursday June 25, 2015 at Christ United Methodist Church, 1512 Churchville Ave. Staunton, VA.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Staunton Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.
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