Tribute: Dale E. “Butch” Simmons

Dale E. “Butch” Simmons, 68, died October 9

Dale E. "Butch Simmons, East Liverpool, Ohio – obit

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – At 12:30 p.m. on Sunday morning, October 9, 2016, Dale E. “Butch” Simmons, formerly of East Liverpool, passed away at the age of 68 at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dale had lived at the Andover Village Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center for the past few years.

He was a son of the late Russell and Sylvia Reed Simmons and was born September 22, 1948 in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.

Dale had moved to East Liverpool in 1985 from Columbus.

Survivors include two sisters, Carol O’Hara and Kathy Culp, both of East Liverpool and two brothers, Ron Simmons of East Liverpool and Charles “Patrick” Simmons, of St. Petersburg, Florida.

Friends may visit at the Dawson Funeral Home on Thursday, October 13, where the family will be present from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Rev. Chuck Adkins of the First Church of Christ (Disciples) will conduct services at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday.

Dale will be laid to rest at Calcutta Cemetery.

View his memorial webpage and express condolences to the family online at

A television tribute will air Thursday, October 13 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. MyYTV, 9:58 a.m. on FOX, 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.