Anthony Robert Richard ‘Tony’ Simmons, 48

Anthony Robert Richard “Tony” Simmons, 48, of Millsboro, Del., passed away on July 23, 2010, at home.

Tony was a member of Mary Mother of Peace Roman Catholic Church in Millsboro, AM Vets and Pot Nets Home Owners Association. He had been a manager in plastics manufacturing and enjoyed fishing, crabbing and rebuilding things, and was always busy. He was a loving and caring person who was always there for anyone who was in need.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Francis and Ella Louise Gray Simmons. He is survived by his wife, Denise Simmons; brother, John Simmons of Wilmington, Del.; sisters Patricia Salkowitz of Seaford, Del., Linda Harvey of Lewes, Del., step-sister, Jeanne Banks of Boothwyn, Pa.; numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and –nephews, and extended family and friends; and his beloved canine friend and adopted “son,” Baby Blue.

A prayer service was scheduled for Friday, July 30, 2010, at 7 p.m. at Watson Funeral Home at 211 South Washington St., Millsboro, where friends could call one hour prior.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Denise L. Simmons, 22842 Pine Rd., Lewes, DE 19958 to help offset medical and funeral expenses.