John Martin Simmons May 18, 1961 – August 18, 2019
John Martin Simmons, 58 passed away with family by his side on August 18, 2019. John was born on May 18, 1961 in Bishop California. John’s family moved to Siletz, Oregon at early age where he attended and graduated from Siletz High school. John was married to Rosaleen Kosydar for 27 years. Together they had 2 children Matthew and Melissa.
John was employed for over 25 years with Warfield Logging as a yarder engineer. He had a love for sports and participated for years in many Lincoln County Leagues. Including men’s league basketball, co-ed and men’s softball, coaching Siletz boy’s basketball, and racing his dirt bike.
John was preceded in death by his parents William “Bill” and Johanne Simmons.
John is survived by his children Matthew, and Melissa (Ricky); his former wife Rosaleen Kosydar; his brother William “Bob” (Brandy) Simmons; grandchildren Makala, Sheala, Madison, Rylee, and Morgan; one great-granddaughter Kendall Jean; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday August 24, 2019 from 1-4pm at Siletz Valley Grange.