Albert M. “Mike” Simmons

Published 9:32 am Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Albert M. “Mike” Simmons

Albert M. “Mike” Simmons, 61, passed away at Dekalb Medical Center in Fort Payne Monday, May 23.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Margie Blackerby; one sister, Peggy Whitson; and one niece, Kristie Youngblood.

Mike was an avid Alabama football and a NASCAR fan, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. being his favorite driver.

He is survived by his wife, Karen Malone; two sons, Charles Simmons and Jason Simmons (Angie); three daughters, Tessa, Tiffany and Addilei Buttram; father, Charles Simmons (Betty Lou); sisters, Pat Mills (Mike) and Denise Batson (Lloyd); and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Thursday, May 26 from 5-7 p.m. at Deerfoot Memorial Funeral Home.