Bruce Edward "Eddie" Simons, 52 - Spencer

Bruce Edward "Eddie" Simons, 52, of Spencer, died Tuesday, August 23, 2005, at his home, after a short illness.

He was born June 9, 1953, in Roane County, a son of Ruth Stewart Simons Cox of Spencer and the late Bruce Howard Simons. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a stepbrother, Rick Cox and a stepsister, Regina Lawson.

Eddie was an employee of the West Virginia Department of Highways, an Air Force veteran, a 1971 graduate of Spencer High School and a Christian.

In addition to his mother, survivors include his wife, Sue Cottrell Simons of Spencer; daughters, Michelle Spears of Reedy and Angie Simons of Murraysville; grandchildren, Alston Spears, Ashlyn Spears and Emerson Simons; stepfather, Dallas O. "Buddy" Cox of Spencer; brother, Stephen Cox of Spencer; stepbrother, Dewayne Cox of Spencer; stepsister, Joyce Miller of Spencer.

A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, August 27 at 2 p.m. in the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with the Rev. Randy Whited officiating.

Friends may call at the funeral home one hour before the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice Care, 1143 Dunbar Avenue, Dunbar, WV 25064-3199.