Mr. Tommie Simmons, 77, passed away Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. He was born on April 3, 1940, in Ponce de Leon, Fla., to Thomas Jefferson Simmons and Lela Mae Carnley Simmons. Mr. Simmons was a lifelong resident of Ponce de Leon, Fla. He graduated from Ponce de Leon High School in 1958. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He owned and operated his own lawn care business for over 20 years. He was a very talented musician having played in many churches and events throughout the area.