Robert ‘Bob’ Simons

Robert “Bob” Simons, 54, a resident of Creswell for 28 years, died Dec. 19, 2016 from a work-related accident.
Mr. Simons was born on Sept. 19, 1962 to Ed Simons and Mary Jane Erno in Cottage Grove. He graduated from Tulare Union High School, in Tulare, Calif. in 1980.
He married Rebecca “Becky” Cotta in Tulare, Calif. on Sept. 18, 1983.
Mr. Simons was owner and operator of Big Dawg Express, Inc. He loved coaching his children and grandchildren in sports. He loved playing any sport, and also loved fishing, crabbing and golf.
He was a cattle coordinator for the Lane County Fair. He was a 4-H leader and past PTA president at Wilson School.
He is survived by his wife, Becky Simons; daughters Betty Simons, Katie (Sean) Prechtel and Kelly Simons, all of Creswell; brothers Richard (DeAnne) Simons of Elmira and Michael (Karen) Simons of Ohio; and three grandchildren.
Mr. Simons is preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Dawn Simons.
Memorial contributions can be made to Go Fund Me – Bob Simons Family Memorial Fund.
A Celebration of Life will be held on March 25, at noon in Creswell.