William David Simmons, Sr., age 79, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Mr. Simmons loved his family. He enjoyed working on lawn mowers and watching Western movies. Survivors include his wife Judith Simmons; sons William Simmons, Jr. of FL, Doug Simmons and wife Jennifer of Auburn; daughter Sissy Davis and husband George of Hoschton; 14 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives. He is preceded in death by his son Robert E. Simmons and daughter Angela King. Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Tommy Rudasill will be officiating. Interment will be family only. Funeral arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.