Walter Washington Simmons, III

September 30, 1959 - May 24, 2009
Walter Washington Simmons, III

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Walter Washington Simmons, III, born September 30, 1959, departed this life on May 24, 2009 to join his daughters beloved mother, Susan, in heaven.

Walter will be remembered with love by his parents, Walter W. Simmons, Jr and Helena Swart Simmons, daughters Sarah Marie Simmons of Leland and Melissa Elizabeth Simmons of Wilmington, son Zack Smith, Bluefield, WV, two grandsons Memphis Ryder Simmons, age 4 and Brian Phoenix Barnett, age 3 months, two sisters Susan Glass and husband Max, of Lyman, SC and Terry Jackson and husband Dan of Castle Hayne, brother Jeffrey Simmons of Wilmington, 4 nephews Brett, Jason, Wright and Thomas and one niece Jessica, as well as a very special friend Thorn Gathright.

Walter found his passion in life to be hunting and fishing. He shared his love for the outdoors with family and friends through his fascinating stories.

A celebration of his life will be 11:00 AM, Thursday, May 28, 2009 at Wrightsboro Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Keith Hollar and Rev. Mike Lewis. The family will receive friends from 10:00 – 11:00 at the church prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The New Life Center Building Fund at the church.

Online condolences may be made to

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099

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