Lester "General" Simons,

November 13, 2017


Lester P. "General" Simons, 68, of Tiverton, passed away unexpectedly in St. Anne's Hospital on Nov. 13, 2017. Born in Fall River, a son of the late Louise (Ferreira) Simons of Fall River, and the late Lester F. Simons, he had lived in Tiverton for the last 4 years, having spent most of his life in Somerset. He worked at the Newport Navy Base for 25 years as a firefighter and hazardous materials technician. He had also served in the US Marine Corp during Vietnam attaining the rank of Sergeant. He was a two time Purple Heart recipient. Besides his mother he is survived by his daughter, Jennifer L. Simons of Tiverton; three sons, Nicholas, Christopher, and David Simons; and four grandchildren.

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