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Andrew Leonard Simons was born February 26, 1933 in Columbus, Georgia to the late Fannie Mae Simons and Walter Leonard Simons He was a quiet and simple man and often kept to himself, except in his younger days, he would be the one to get his brother’s out of trouble. He was drafted into the United States Army and served in Germany during the Korean War. After his discharge, he went to work with Loomis Industries before taking a position as a welder for L & N Railroad. Mr. Simons was quite the history buff, especially Civil War history. He enjoyed photography, both stills and reel movies. He was proud of his yard work and loved to shop when he could. His biggest passion was raising his two wonderful children.
Andrew Leonard Simons, 87, of Columbus, Georgia passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Prince Simons, Haddie Simons, and Betty Smith
Survivors include his children, Jeffery (Petra) Simons and Teresa (Kenneth) Bush all of Columbus, Georgia; grandchildren, Nazareth Simons, Shylia Grantham, Jason Haught, Ashley Bush, and Zachary Bush; great-grandchildren, Eleanor Bush, Zachary Bush, Alexander Grantham, and Jacob Grantham; siblings, Rudy Simons and Benny Simons; partner, Maggie Sedar; and a host of extended family and friends.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
The Simons family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation, 7500 Veterans Parkway, Suite A, Columbus, Georgia 31909, 706-577-0055. The family invites you to leave a condolence or share a fond memory of Mr. Simons below.