David Lawrence Simmons, 64, enjoyed Formula One Racing

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David Lawrence Simmons
David Lawrence Simmons

David Lawrence Simmons, 64, passed away peacefully on Oct. 30, 2016.

David was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised in Virginia Beach. He was employed with Newport News Shipyard as a Planner 2 for thirty-nine and a half years. He enjoyed Formula One Racing, coffee, his cats, and music was a big part of his life.

Survivors include his loving wife of forty-two years Dorothy Louise Simmons; his parents David C. and Audrey M. Simmons; daughter Rebecca T. Simmons; three brothers Peter, Paul and John Simmons.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 11 a.m. at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel.