Philip H. Simmons, Jr.,
Philip H. Simmons, Jr., of Empire, LA, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the age of 76. He is preceded in death by his parents, Philip H. Simmons, Sr. and Marion T. Gravolet. He is the beloved husband of 55 years of Gloria S. Simmons. He is the loving father of Douglas P. Simmons, Anita Lubag, and Philip H. Simmons, III (Idalia). He was the devoted grandfather of Rachel Lombas (Corey), and Chase Lubag. He is the loving great grandfather of Layla Lubag, and Rylan Williamson. He is the cherished brother of Merry Volk (Murray), and Margaret Bondi (Paul). He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends. A cattle farmer and past president of the Southeast Cattleman’s Association of LA, Philip was also a Past Master of Triumph Masonic Lodge # 422. He was also retired from Southern Natural Gas. A devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend, Philip will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. Relatives and friends attendeded a Visitation on Friday, February 7, 2020 followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 28683 LA-23, Port Sulphur, LA. Interment: Nairn Cemetery. Mothe Funeral Home, 2100 Westbank Expressway, Harvey, LA. in charge of arrangements.