Sterling Charles Simmon

October 21, 1924June 11, 2018

Sterling Charles Simmon, 93, of Wernersville, passed away peacefully in the Manor Care Sinking Spring on Monday, June 11, 2018. He was the loving husband of the late Ruth Janice (Freymoyer) Simmon.

Born in Shoemakersville on October 21, 1924, he was a son of the late Amman and Essie (Moyer) Simmon. Sterling served in the Army Air Corps in the South Pacific during WWII.

After returning state side, Sterling was employed with various construction companies as a union painter. He enjoyed camping, fishing, bowling and the Philadelphia Phillies.

Surviving are three children: Sherryl L. (Simmon) Moyer of Wernersville, Donna M. (Simmon) Moyer and her husband, Charles of Sunbury and Keith A. Simmon of Pottsville; ten grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.

In addition to his sweetheart, Ruth, Sterling is predeceased by a son, Barry Lee Simmon; four brothers and three sisters.

Services are private and at the convenience of the family. Auman’s Inc. Funeral Home, Reiffton is proudly serving the family.

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Sterling Charles Simmon

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Brian Simmon

June 20, 2018

Grandpa you will be missed.

Donna Moyer

June 15, 2018

Loved music and singing ---especially Al Jolson