Richard Dudley ‘Bub’ Simms, age 82, of Gallipolis, died Friday morning January 6, 2012, at Holzer Medical Center. Born March 9, 1929, in the Swan Creek Community, Gallia County. He was the son of the late Richard Lee and Hazel Boyd Simms.
Bub retired from C & P Telephone Company after 25 years of service. He also farmed for several years.
He is survived by two sons, Richard Michael (Kathy) Simms of Scott Depot, W.Va., and Jeff Dean (Debbie) Simms of Bidwell; four grandchildren, Richard Adam (Leanne) Simms of Jackson, Michigan, Aaron Simms of Homosassa, Florida, Joshua Lafe Simms of Bidwell, and Jason Simms of Columbus; two great-grandchildren, Jayman Simms and Kyle Simms.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, January 9, 2012, at Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Swan Creek Cemetery. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Alcoholics Anonymous or Holzer Hospice 100 Jackson Pike Gallipolis, Ohio 45631.
An online guest registry is available at waugh-halley-wood.com.