Ronald Louis Simons
September 1, 1953 - March 8, 2012
Ronald Louis Simons passed away on March 8, 2012. Born in Washington, D.C. on September 1, 1953 to the late Cudie and Evelyn Simons, Ronald spent his early years growing up in the District with his family. As a young man, he enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served for twenty years. Ronald was animated with life. A man of honorable character, he was passionate about his relationships with people and sharing his stories with those he knew. Mr. Simons was extremely intelligent. He enjoyed the literary arts; playing video games, traveling the world and having late night conversations with his wife while watching movies.
Ronald is preceded in death by his brother, Ainsley Cudie Simons, a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army and Vietnam Veteran who received both a Bronze Star and Purple Heart during his tenure in the military. He leaves to cherish his memory, an inseparable wife; LaShawn, a daughter; Tania Simons Parker (Lamin), brother; Donald Simons, three sisters; Brenda, Denise and Sharon Simons, grandchildren; Julian Hooker Jr., Ericka Felton and Lamin Parker Jr. his father and mother-in-law; Hubert and Marilyn Avery, sisters-in-law; Nykia and Brittney Avery, brothers-in-law; Hubert II and Nichollas Avery plus a host of friends.
Services for Mr. Simons will be held at St. Luke Roman Catholic Church, 4925 East Capitol Street, S.E., Washington. D.C. 20019 (map/directions) on Thursday, March 22, 2012. The memorial service will begin at 9:00 a.m. followed by Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia (map/directions) on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at
Arrangements by Phillip Bell Sr. and Winona Morrissette-Johnson P.A.
Memorial Service - St. Luke Roman Catholic Church, Washington - 9:00 a.m.
Mass - St. Luke Roman Catholic Church, Washington - 10:00 a.m.
Interment - Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA - 9:00 a.m.