Willie Michael Simmons, age 66, of Winder passed away Monday, December 11, 2017. Mr. Simmons served in the United States Army. Survivors include his son Coleman Simmons; brothers Jimmy “Red” Simmons and Hugh Simmons of Winder; sister Shirley Rockmore of Winder and a host of other relatives. He is preceded in death by his parents Hugh and Hattie Chancey Simmons and sister Dean Tanner. Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be held 11:30 am Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA. The family will receive friends 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the funeral home. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.