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1973 James 2022

James Kenneth Simms, Jr.

December 6, 1973 — December 19, 2022

White Bluff

Mr. James Kenneth Simms, Jr., age 49


Of:  White Bluff, TN passed away Monday, December 19, 2022, at Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN. He was born December 6, 1973, in Portland, Maine.


Mr. Simms graduated from Dickson High School in 1992. Following graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army. After being honorably discharged, he went to work as a lineman in 1995 and in his later work years, worked for NES. He was a member of Chapel Hill Church of Christ in White Bluff, IBEW, and the Southern Off-road Biking Association of Middle Tennessee. James was a creative and artsy person who loved woodworking, photography, gardening, and being in nature.


Mr. Simms’s wishes were for cremation.


Visitation: will be held from 11:00am until service time Wednesday, December 28th at Spann Funeral Home.


Funeral Services: for Mr. Simms will be conducted at 3:00pm Wednesday, December 28, 2022, in the Spann Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Garvis Semore officiating.


Survived by:


Wife of 27 years:

   Leslie Stinson Simms of White Bluff, TN



   Jameson Simms of White Bluff, TN

   Triston Simms of White Bluff, TN


Special Brother-in-law:

   Chad Stinson (Dana) of Dickson, TN



   Madison and Miley Stinson of Dickson, TN


Special Aunt:

   Kimberly Simms Bitner (Brian) of Gainesville, FL


Beloved Dogs:

   Fletcher and Mabel


His Lineman Brothers and Cycling Family

Many Other Loving Family and Friends


Preceded in death by:


Parents: Fletcher Aloysius Hall and Gwendolyn Merle Pack Hall


Arrangements by Spann Funeral Home (615) 446-1123

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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, December 28, 2022

11:00am - 3:00 pm (Central time)

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Wednesday, December 28, 2022

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