The Citadel Class of 1970
John W. Simmons Columbia, S.C. John Waldrep Simmons, 60, of Columbia, SC, died Thursday, August 21, 2008. Born in Columbia, SC, he was son of Virginia Waldrep Simmons of Greenville, SC, and the late Henry Young Simmons. He was a charter member of Lutheran Church of Our Savior.John graduated from the Citadel in 1970, and was retired after 27 years from Square D Electrical in Columbia, SC. Along with his mother, he is survived by many cousins.
A graveside service will be held Monday, August 25, 2008, at 2 p.m. at Woodlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 2600 Wade Hampton Blvd., Greenville, SC. Woodlawn Funeral Home, Greenville, S.C.
EDITORS NOTE: While at The Citadel, John was a proud member of "N" Company. He was a Sergeant and 2ndLT. John was a Business Administration major, on the Swimming Team and in the Denominational Group.