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John Cody Simmons

September 29, 1986 August 19, 2019
John Cody Simmons
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John Cody Simmons, 32, of Powell, died Monday, August 19, 2019, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.
He was born September 29, 1986 in Knoxville, TN, the son of Thomas Collins and Sara Lee Petty.
Mr. Simmons was a member of the former Trinity United Methodist Church. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved working on automobiles.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by grandparents, Jack and Ailene Petty and a brother, James Lee.
He is survived siblings, Tommie Marie Collins and husband Christian Rivas, Jessica Erin Southern, Sydney Eva Irene Collins, Tracey Taylor Collins and partner Monty Kimberlin, Gregory Littleton Collins and Timmy Collins, along with several nieces and nephews.
In keeping with his wishes, he will be cremated and no services will be held.
Memorials can be made to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, 2018 W. Clinch Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37916 or the National Organization and Rare Disorders (NORD), PO Box 4110, Attn: Dept 5930, Woburn, MA 01888.
Arrangements by Weatherford Mortuary. An on-line guest book can be signed at

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East Tennessee Children's Hospital

2018 West Clinch Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37916

NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders) Vasculitis Foundation

PO Box 28660
Kansas City, MO 64188

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