Tyler Simmons

Tyler Glenn “Ty” Simmons, 19, of the Frenchton Community, died Saturday, April 12, 2014.

He was born Nov. 30, 1994, in Buckhannon, a son of Kevin L. and Lisa Ware Simmons, who survive.

Also surviving is one brother, Joshua Simmons of French Creek and girlfriend Katlynn Myers; maternal Nana, Sandra Lockwood of Flatwoods; paternal grandparents, Richard and Betty Simmons of Pickens; and aunts and uncles, Cindy Ware, Kris Ware, Diane Bender, Jeff Tenney, Roberta Sears and Patty Cowger. Special friends Tim and Deanna Haddix and Travis and Brandy Sanders also survive.

He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Raymond and Sally Ware.

Ty was a 2013 graduate of Buckhannon-Upshur High School and was employed by Highlands Drilling. He was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed turkey hunting.

The family will receive friends from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel. The funeral will be conducted at 11a.m. Thursday at the funeral chapel with Pastor Terry Gower officiating. Interment will follow in Beechtown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142. Online condolences may be extended to the Simmons family at www.heavnerandcutright.com. The Simmons family has entrusted Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel with the arrangements.