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Gordon Allan Simms, 72, of Spring Hill, KS passed away on August 21st, 2018 in Overland Park, Kansas.
Gordon was born in San Diego County, California to Richard and Betty Simms on August 14, 1946. Gordon pursued numerous passions including motorcycle racing, iron working, and was proud of serving his country in the Vietnam War. He was a loving father, husband, family member, and friend.
Gordon was preceded in death by his wife Sandra Sue Simms, parents, sisters Dondra Jean Simms and Betty June Hereth, his brother Calvin James Simms, and his niece Darla Costa.
Gordon is survived by his daughters Rubyann Crystal Simms, Loni Maria Simms, Lorraine Grace Overton and his son in law Joseph Overton. He is additionally survived by sister in law Gayle Simms, niece Rachel Chapman, and nephews Richard Hereth and Gordon Eichorn. His loving grandchildren include Katilyn Sanders, James Simms, Peyton Overton, and Eli Overton.
In lieu of flowers, Gordon’s family would like to offer a memorial donation to Wayside Waifs Kansas City in honor of his 2 beloved cats. Service planning is ongoing but will include military honors for Gordon’s military service and honorable discharge from the United States Army.
No matter where I am your spirit will be beside us for I know that no matter what you will always be with us. We love you with all our heart. – Your daughters