Richard A. Simmons

Richard “Dick” Allen Simmons, 65, of Jacksonville, N.C., died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at his home.

A retired sergeant major with the U.S. Marine Corps, he was a veteran of the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his mother, Margaret Simmons of Tiffin; daughter, Tracy Yates of Bear Creek, N.C.; son, Anthony Simmons of Zebulon, N.C.; and five grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the U.S.O., 9 Tallman St., Jacksonville, NC 28540.