Bradley Alan Simmons died surrounded by his family on October 7, 2018. He was born on March 23, 1956 in Urbana, Illinois to Ralph and Janet Simmons. Brad went to Champaign Central High School, graduated from the University of Illinois and received his Masters from the University of California at Berkeley. He spent his career as an electrical engineer in the global telecom industry, starting with AT&T Bell Labs and ending at Oracle, where he worked at the time of his death.
Brad’s family and friends gathered from across the country on October 27th to celebrate his life. They shared their favorite stories of him and reflected on how he had shown his deep love for them over the years. Brad was remembered for his core values of kindness and integrity, his brilliant and curious mind and his enjoyment of corny jokes and puns.
He leaves behind his wife of 41 years, Evelyn and his daughter Elisabeth and son-in-law Patrick as well as his father and three sisters and their families.
Condolences may be offered at www.morganmemorialhome.com.
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