Dennis “Shakey” L. Simmons, Alliance, Ohio

Dean's Funeral Home

January 14, 2021

Dennis Lee (Shakey) Simmons, Alliance, Ohio-obit
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ALLIANCE, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Dennis “Shakey” L. Simmons passed peacefully at his home with his family at his side on Thursday, January 14, 2021.

He was born October 20, 1951 to the late John Simmons and Iona (Stanley) Simmons.

He is survived by his wife, Darlene Simmons; they were married March 14, 1986; brothers, Bob (Kathy) Simmons and Jeff (Patty) Simmons, both of California; stepchildren, Jeff (Margie) Wilt and Jodi (Mike) Donaldson; four stepgrandchildren; one great-stepgrandchild; children, Shane (Lorrie) Simmons, Carri Nestor and Joclyn (Chris) Brunetti; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Dennis was a machinist at A.J. Oster in Alliance.

He enjoyed being an Ohio State fan and was an avid Cleveland Browns fan. He enjoyed traveling to Daytona Beach on vacations with Mike and Jodi. Daytona Beach was his happy place. Dennis was a talker and had truly never met a stranger. Conversations could be made with anyone in downtown Sebring, while enjoying a few beers.

A private family graveside committal service and entombment will take place at Highland Memorial Park in Beloit with Pastor Freddie Rodriguez officiating.

Arrangements are entrusted to Dean’s Funeral Home Sebring, Ohio. Friends and family are encouraged to sign the online guestbook at

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A television tribute will air Friday, January 15 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.

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