Michael Simmons, 36, of Greenville, S.C., passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at his home in Trails End, near Highway 43, south of Greenville. Born in 1976, In Orlando, FL to Ralph Simmons and Alice (Jarvis) Ashley. He came here 15 years ago from Orlando, living most of his life in Orange County. He suffered greatly with Down’s syndrome. Michael enjoyed spending his summers in Sanford, FL with his adopted brothers and sisters. He was of the Catholic faith. He is survived by his father, mother, two brothers, and 1 sister. The family suggests that those who wish in lieu of flowers, to donate to the National Down Syndrome Society.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at St Michaels. There will be a visitation one hour prior to the service time.