IN MEMORY OF
GEORGE R. SIMMONS
FEBRUARY 26, 1905-MAY 6, 1976
St. )honms, V.I.
ORDER OF SERVICE
Entrance Hymn "Thine Is The Glory"
Burial Anthem STU p. 391
Versicle "Alleluia, Christ Is Risen" STU 392 A.S. p.57
THE MINISTRY OF THE WORD
Greeting STU 392 A.S. p.57
First Reading Wisdom 3:1-5, 9 STU 393
Second Reading 1 Cor. 15:20-26 STU 395-396
Hymn "For All The Saints Who From Their Labour Rest"
Hymnal No. 126
The Holy Gospel St. John 11:21-27 STU 401-402
The Nicene Creed
Intercession VI I
The Peace & Peace Hymn
STU 68 A.S. 60
STU 109 A.S.99
"The Lord Bishop"
STU 70 A.S. 62
THE MINISTRY OF THE SACRAMENT
Presentation of the Offerings The Choir
The Great Thanksgiving (Standing) STU 71 A.S. 63
The Lord's Prayer STU 74 A.S.66
"And Now o Father Mindful Of The Love Hymnal 189
"O Master Let Me Walk With Thee" Hymnal 572
Post Communion Prayers STU 404 & 405
Blessing The Lord Bishop
Hymn "The Lord Is My Shepherd" Hymn Sheet
Absolution of the Departed The Vicar
Dismissal Hymn "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God Hymnal 551
IuurOle .. airninosl was uorn on 31. Inomlas, v.i., on
February 25, 1905. Departed this life on May 6, 1976.
Mr. Simmons began his government career at the age of
16, working his way up from a messenger to the position
of Administrator for St. John; which Office he held for 25
years up to his retirement in February, 1975.
In addition to his service with the local government he also
served the Federal Government as Deputy Collector of Cus-
toms and Immigrant Inspector.
He was very instrumental in the establishment of a branch of
the Virgin Islands National Bank on St. John, and served as
the first manager of the Cruz Bay Branch.
Mr. Simmons rendered service on several government Boards
and Commissions such as, the Law Enforcement Commission,
the Certifying Board of the Virgin Islands Lottery, the Ad-
visory Committee to the Commission on Aging, Selective
Service Representative on St. John, etc.
He was a Past Master of Harmonic Lodge 356 E.C. Ancient
Free and Accepted Masons, also Past Z of Zetland Chapter
356 Royal Arch Masons of England, and was a most beloved
Member and Brother.
Mr. Simmons was a staunch, devoted member of both Angli-
can Congregations (All Saints and St. Ursula). At the time of
his passing he was serving on the Bishop's Committee of St.
His life was one of Dedication to his Family, his Church, the
Government and the Community.
He was a loving and devoted Husband, Father, Brother, Uncle
Cousin and Friend.
WHATEVERR OUR GOD ORDAINS IS RIGHT"