Richard Lee Simers, 83 of Osgood (Delaware) passed away at his home Wednesday April 18, 2018. Richard was born Wednesday July 10, 1934 in Parkersburg, West Virginia the son of Bernard L. and Francis (Young) Simers. Richard served his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member and former board of directors member of the Paralyzed Veterans of America; member of the Korean War Veterans Association; Paralyzed Hoosier Vets; and a former member of the Governors Counsel on Independent Living. He was active in coalitions of volunteers and organizations for handicapped Hoosiers. He enjoyed stamp collecting and was a supervisor of friends and family. He lived for helping others, was thought to be by many the smartest man they had ever known.
Richard is survived by wife: Linda Simers of Osgood; Daughters: Dianna Bryant of Georgetown, In; and Lyn (David) Becht of New Albany, In;
Step sons: Mark (Amy) Carroll of Osgood; Jamie Carroll of Osgood, David (Lynn) Mitchell of Charlestown, In; Ronald Mitchell of Pekin, In; brothers: James G Simers of FL and Paul Simers of Rising Sun. 18 Grandchildren, 22 Great-Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandson: Joshua Bryant and son-in-law: Roger Bryant.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday April 22, 2018 at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan with Albert Tolbert officiating. Military rites will be provided by the Milan American Legion Post #235. Visitation will be Sunday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. also at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Donor’s Choice. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, 707 South Main Street Box 243 Milan, In 47031. You may go to www.lawscarrmoore.com to leave an online condolence message for the family.