Simmons, Sr., Vaughn Edward -
Essex - On Aug. 31, Vaughn Edward Simmons Sr., 68, beloved husband of Sandra Marie Simmons (nee Buechler); brother of Douglas Simmons; devoted father of Vaughn Simmons Jr. and his wife Amy and Dawn Burnham and her husband Brian; dear grandfather of Hailey Burnham, Riley Burnham, Michael Simmons, Abby Simmons and the late Alex Simmons.
Mr. Simmons was an Essex resident and an active volunteer with the Back River Neck Recreation Council, where he taught gymnastics. He was dedicated to his classes and kept in touch with former students throughout the years through Facebook, and was always willing to lend a hand to his neighbors.
Visitation will be held at the Bruzdzinski Funeral Home P. A., 1407 Old Eastern Avenue in Essex, on Sept. 3 and Thursday, Sept. 4, from 3 - 5 and 7 - 9 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted on Friday, Sept. 5, at 1 p.m. at Mars Hill Baptist Church, 1400 Old Eastern Ave. in Essex. Interment Holly Hill Memorial Gardens.
Bruzdzinski Funeral Home, P.A.
1407 Old Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21221