Clyde Simmons will celebrate his 88th birthday on Dec. 17.
Mr. Simmons was born in Bergoo to George and Anna Swecker Simmons.
He served in World War II from March 15, 1943, to December 1945.
On May 10, 1947, he was married to the former Naomi Vandevender, who passed away on June 8, 2011.
Mr. Simmons has one daughter, Maureen Kittle and husband, Mike, and one son Randy, who is deceased. He also has four granddaughters, Shellie and husband, Mark Skidmore, Angie and husband, Darion Daniels, Brady Williams and Shana Simmons; and five great-grandchildren, Brianna Witek, Lauren Ray, Austin Williams, Jesse Skidmore and Isabella Daniels.
Mr. Simmons enjoys visits from family and friends.
Cards may be sent to: Clyde Simmons, 213 Johnson Ave., Elkins, WV 26241.