Former State Rep. Richard Simmons Dies Suddenly

Thursday, September 27, 2018
Richard Simmons as he addressed the Rector Area Chamber of Commerce's history luncheon in 2016.
TD file photo

Former State Rep. Richard Simmons, of Rector, died suddenly in the early morning hours of Sunday, September 23. The region is also mourning the loss of three retired former businessmen, including Mitchell Funeral Home owner Robert "Bobby" Mitchell, long time Piggott businessman and community activist Eugene Mann and former Rector businessman Weldon Mobley.

The complete obituaries for all four may be found in that section of this website.

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