James David Simmons

James David Simmons, 49, Altoona, died Sunday.

He was born in Abington, son of Margaret Simmons and the late Edward Simmons. Surviving are his wife, Brenda (Thomas); four children: Victoria, Mariah, Elijah and Jeremiah; his mother; a brother, Edward; and three sisters: Brenda Lee Simmons, Dawn Renninger and Lori Snyder. He was preceded in death by a son, Joshua. James will be remembered in a service of Christian faith at 6 p.m. today, June 26, 2014, at Abundant Life Assembly of God, 231 Howard Ave., Altoona.