L. T. Simmons, 70, departed this life on Monday October 12, 2009, at Bay Oak Care Center.
L. T. was born on July 20, 1939, in New Iberia, LA to Herbert and Lillie Wagner Simmons. A longtime resident of Galveston, he was a retired custodian from the Flagship Hotel and a member of West Point Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Josephine Thompson; two brothers, Joseph and Herman Simmons.
L. T. is survived by his brother, James Simmons (Janell); sisters, Ophelia Josey (Joe T), Bessie Winston (James) all of Texas City, and Stella Hill of Dallas; six nephews; seven nieces, and many other friends.
Special thanks to Bay Oaks' doctors, nurses and staff, especially Dr. Chong and Dr. Gray-Bell for their compassionate care for L. T..
Visitation will begin at 5 PM on Friday, October 16th followed by a wake from 7-8 PM at E R Johnson Family Mortuary. A service celebrating his life will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 17th at the West Point Baptist Church with Pastor Kerry W. Tillmon officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeview cemetery.