Don O. Simmons, age 86 of Birmingham Alabama passed away on June 28, 2022. He was a graduate of Woodlawn High School and the University of Alabama with a degree in Electrical Engineering. At the University of Alabama, he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. He was an avid supporter of the University of Alabama. He also loved golf, fishing and woodworking. In his later years, his favorite hobby was texting with his grandchildren. He was a member of Parker Memorial Baptist Church and the Hudson Sunday School class in Anniston for 40 years. He was currently a member of Lakeside Baptist Church and the Shepherds Sunday School class in Birmingham for 2 years. Don was preceded in death by his parents James O. and Vashti Simmons and a great grandson Jeremy Chad Smith Jr (SJ). He is survived by his wife of almost 60 years Joyce Burris Simmons, children Donald Burris Simmons (Angie), Pam Simmons Garner (John) and James Keith Simmons (Rebecca). Grandchildren Kelsey Garner Smith (Chad), Kathryn Garner, Claire Garner, Daniel Simmons (Haley), William Simmons, Caroline Simmons and Great Granddaughter Liza Smith. Service will be held on Saturday, July 9th at Lakeside Baptist Church in Birmingham Alabama with visitation starting at 2:00pm and Service at 3:00pm. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Parker Memorial Baptist Church or Lake Side Baptist Church.