Van “Josh” Carl Simmons, Jr.: Longs

1967 – 2021

Van “Josh” Carl Simmons, Jr. of Longs passed away on Thursday, June 17, at his home. He was 53.

     Born Aug. 19, 1967 in Loris, he was the son of the late Van Carl Simmons, Sr., and the late Margaret Louise Prince Marlowe.

     Mr. Simmons worked as security guard and was of the Baptist faith.

     Survivors include his best friend, Kathy Stiltner of Longs; two daughters, Kimberly Nicole Allen of Loris and Tammy Lynn Simmons of Longs; a son, Joshua Andrew Thompkins of Conway; one grandchild, Carter Bright Phillips of Longs; a brother, Andy Fowler and wife Kathy of Myrtle Beach; and his beloved dog, “Man-Man”.

     In addition to his parents, Mr. Simmons was predeceased by his step-father, Kenneth Roger Marlowe.

     Memorial services will be announced at a later date.

     A guest register is available here.