Ricky Arnold Simmons

July 23, 1957 - November 17, 2020

Ricky Arnold Simmons, 63, of Prince Edward Highway, Pamplin, died Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at his residence.

Born in Lynchburg, Va., on July 23, 1957, he was a son of John Henry Simmons and the late Dorothy Ragland Simmons. He was a member of Evergreen United Methodist Church and attended Prospect United Methodist Church. Ricky retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad after 42 years of service. He was an avid golfer and a member of Hat Creek Golf Course, Brookneal.

Ricky is survived by his wife of 39 years, Ann Fulcher Simmons; his father, Henry Simmons of Evergreen; godson, Jason Covington and wife, Crystal of Amelia; brother and sister-in-law, John and Kim Simmons of Glen Allen; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Cindy and David Camper of Kitty Hawk, N.C., Renee and Le Moore of Appomattox, and Tanya and Wade Robertson of Glen Allen; brother-in-law, Joseph Madison Fulcher of Prospect ; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside funeral service conducted by the Rev. John Flood, Rev. John Kelley, and Rev. Amy Beth Coleman will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, November 19, 2020, at Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery, 707 Prospect Road, Prospect, VA.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Sharon Mobley, PO Box 1084, Appomattox, VA 24522.

Robinson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family. An online condolence may be sent by visiting www.robinsonfuneral.com