Raphael Simmons Obituary

Raphael Bernell Simmons
Raphael Bernell Simmons

April 7, 1918 - November 22, 2004
Born in Lake Shore, UT
Resided in Kaysville, UT
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Raphael Bernell Simmons

Our beloved husband, father, brother and grandfather, Raphael Bernell Simmons, 86, passed away on November 22, 2004 after a valiant battle with cancer, in Kaysville, Utah. Raphael was born April 7, 1918 to William A. and Mary Simmons in Lake Shore, Utah.
He grew up in Spanish Fork and attended Spanish Fork High School. He was a veteran of World War II and worked at HAFB for 33 years.

He married Priscilla Hanks on January 10, 1951. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Logan Temple on February 15, 1964.

He had a great love of music which included playing the piano and trumpet. He loved to sing and dance and travel. He was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served faithfully in many church callings throughout his life.

He is survived by his wife, Priscilla Simmons; daughter, Shirlene (Maurice) Teigen; daughter, Sheila Simmons and three grandchildren that he adored, Scott (Winnie) Teigen, Benjamin Teigen and Kortney Teigen.




Myers Mortuary of Layton
250 N. Fairfield Rd.
Layton, UT US 84041
November 26, 2004
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
November 27, 2004