Elmer Roy Simons, Sr.
September 1, 1940 - October 8, 2020
Visitation for Elmer will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 12, 2020 at Buresh Funeral Home, 212 West River Road, Oscoda, Michgian 48750
Buresh Funeral Home, 212 West River Road, Oscoda, Michigan 48750
Funeral service for Elmer will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 12, 2020 at Buresh Funeral Home, 212 West River Road, Oscoda, Michigan 48750 with Reverned Robert Phillips officiating. Interment will follow at the Oscoda Pinecrest Cemetery.
Elmer Roy Simons, Sr., of Oscoda, passed away Thursday, October 8, 2020 at Saginaw Covenant Harrison Hospital, age 80 years. Elmer was born on September 1, 1940 to Harvey and Florence (Jones) Simons. He was a successful entrepreneur during his life and had the opportunity to own and operate different business ventures. Elmer was very talented at designing and crafting his personal fishing lures and they were sought after by so many outdoor enthusiasts. Elmer also spent countless hours in the woods cutting and splitting firewood to sell. Aside from his hard work, Elmer truly enjoyed spending time fishing and at the casinos. Elmer is survived by his 2 loving children, Gary Simons of Oscoda and Tammie (Dale) Kaiser of Holly; 8 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Elmer is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Carol L. Simons, to whom he married on June 14, 1958; a son, Elmer Jr., 9 brothers and sisters; and his parents. His funeral service is scheduled for Monday, October 12, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the Buresh Funeral Home in Oscoda with Reverend Robert Phillips officiating. His family will welcome friends at the funeral home for visitation on Monday from 10:00 AM until the time of the funeral. Interment will take place at the Oscoda Pinecrest Cemetery. Those wishing to express their condolences through a memorial may make a donation to the family of Elmer. An online guest registry is available to leave a message of love and hope at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
Oscoda Pinecrest Cemetery