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William A. Simmons

May 4, 1952 - May 23, 2020

Age 68, of Castile, passed away peacefully at home on May 23, 2020.

He was born May 4, 1952 in Warsaw, NY son of the late Carrie Simmons. Bill owned and operated along with his family, the Phelps Dairy Farm in Castile. His life revolved around the farm and his family. He loved spending time with his kids, his best friend Walt Faryna and trips to the casino and talking about farming.
Bill was predeceased by his wife, Marcia Phelps Simmons who died March 12, 2013; his mother and stepfather, Carrie Simmons and Ernest Burger; his grandson, Alex Kasprzyk and his brothers, Eddie Burger and Howard Burger.

Surviving are his children and grandchildren, Tracy (Steve) Werner and their children, Montana Copeland, Cory Werner and Joe Werner; Suzanne (John) Kasprzyk and their children, Sean Kasprzyk and Ian Kasprzyk, Robert (Brandi) Simmons and their children, Sidney Simmons and Gabriella Simmons; his girlfriend, Mary Earsing; his sister-in-law, Marilyn (Andy) Van Valkenburg and her family; his siblings, Kevin (Shelly) Burger, Elizabeth, Kenny and Lester Burger; his best friend, Walt Faryna of Perry; several beloved nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Bill’s life will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at the Phelps Dairy Farm, 4802 Route 39, Castile from 2 – 8 PM. Donations of food and flowers may be delivered to the farm on the day of the celebration. Any questions may be directed to Tracy at 585-943-3004 or on her facebook page.

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Jun 9.20 from Steven Cline:

So sorry to hear about Bill’s passing.  My thoughts are with the family.

May 30.20 from Tim Wilcox:

Prayers to the entire family, knew the family from delivering feed to the farm years ago.

May 30.20 from Delores K Hallopeter:

Sorry to hear about loss of your father. I hope the good memories you have of him will comfort you in the days ahead.

Wayne and Delores Hallopeter