Robert Lloyd Simmons

November 20th, 1939July 15th, 2021

Robert Lloyd Simmons of Lafayette, Colorado passed away July 15, 2021 at the age of 81.  

Bob Simmons was born to Iris and Lloyd Simmons on November 20, 1939 in Rapid City, South Dakota. He attended schools in Rapid City; Spearfish, South Dakota; and Denver, Colorado.  

In 1959, Bob enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He was a rifleman with the Marine Corps for six years and raised to the rank of Sergeant E5.  

On June 17, 1966 Bob married Kathleen Kennedy. Together, they raised two children, Suzy Simmons Henderson and Mark Simmons in Lafayette, Colorado. They were also the proud grandparents of six grandchildren 

Bob was a mechanical designer by trade. He designed and manufactured high speed equipment for the canning, bottling and newspaper industries.  

When not at work, his favorite thing to do was to ride motorcycles. Bob was a lifelong member of the American Motorcycle Association, The Harley Owner’s Group, and the Antique Motorcycle Club. He loved riding the trails and streets and put many happy miles on his Harleys.  

Bob is survived by his wife Kathleen Simmons; his daughter, Suzy Henderson; son, Mark Simmons; grandchildren, Caitlin Perkins, Kort Henderson, McKenna Henderson, Brenna Simmons, Kaden Henderson, Kodi Henderson and Ryan Harken; as well as his sisters, Marylou Roberts and Sharon Scheeler.  


In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Bob’s honor to either of his favorite charities.  

 National Motorcycle Museum 

PO Box 405 
Anamosa,IA     52205 


Membership Department 
Rocky Mountain PBS-Nova Programs 
2101 Arapahoe St. 
Denver, CO   80205 



Services will be held at Darrell Howe Mortuary on Thursday, July 22 at 10am. 


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Suzy and Family, Praying for God's peace for you during this difficult time. I know your dad will live on in the many wonderful memories you have of your times together - especially the ones when you were on your motorcycles. Love, Christy Jackson