Gone But Not Forgotten
Gregory was born in Englewood, NJ on August 26, 1966. The son of Ann B. Mumford (Petty) and late Ferdinand E. Simmons. He was educated in the Tacoma Public School System. As a young boy he was active in boxing and football at the Tacoma Boys Club of Tacoma. He had certifications in construction trades and was a professional drywaller.
One of his passions was cooking and had a small business cooking soul food and a few bar n grills in the Tacoma area. As a child he was baptized at the Central Church of Christ located on 14th and L Street in Tacoma.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his son, Gregory Erick Simmons Jr., his daughter, Ericka Simmons, and three grandchildren, his children’s mother, Aliec Carter-Standley, his mother, Ann B. Mumford (Petty) and C.T. Mumford (deceased), his sister, La-Gina Simmons, all of Tacoma, WA, his sister, Colette Wiggins-Hall and her four daughters, all of Jamaica Queens, NY, his step-father, Glenn Davis of South Carolina; and several aunts, uncles and cousins and friends.
Services for Gregory Simmons Sr. will be held 11am, January 7th, 2023 at Scott Funeral Home.
Sincere condolences go out to you and your family Ann during this time of grief. God is able! ❤️🙏🏽
Brother Daryn Morrison
I just don’t have words. I sincerely hope and pray that you all find some peace and comfort knowing that Greg is in the hands of God eternally.
I love you guys. 🫂🙏🏾❤️
Sending love and prayers to your family. I can’t imagine the pain.
God will comfort you.
Gregory was one cool guy. Carried his self well at a young age. One if T-Towns finest. My heat goes out to you and your family.