July 26, 1936 - December 30, 2014
Sue Simmons Geesler, passed away, Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at the Legacy House Hospice in Ocala, Florida. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Henson & Kitchen Mortuary; Barboursville, W.Va. Sue was born on July 26, 1936 to Lt. Col. Victor Clay Simmons and Laura C. (Smith) Simmons in Huntington, W.Va. She married Robert W. Geesler in Butner, B.C. on November 10, 1973. She resided with her husband in North Carolina until moving to Cincinnati, Ohio in 1996 and subsequently to Ocala, Florida in 2005. Sue graduated from Columbus Business College after which she was employed by Xerox Corp. in Columbus, Ohio as Executive Secretary. After moving to North Carolina she became involved in the sport of Pure Bred Dogs and became active in the Durham Kennel Club where she held various positions including President, Delegate to Confederation of Tailwaggers and Trainer in Obedience and Show handling. She became involved in breeding with her first litter of Doberman Pinchers and later Finnish Spitz. She became involved in the Finnish Spitz Club of America when she held various positions. Sue went on to become a professional handler of dogs in the show ring and showed her own dogs very successfully. She also enjoyed working with Rare Breeds where she was a judge as well as showing her own dogs. Sue is survived by her husband Robert, her sister, Peggy Lawson and niece Susan Lawson both of Huntington, W.Va; two nephews, Michael and Dr. Jamie Williams. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Jayne Williams of Clovis, NM. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice or the Independent Cancer Research Foundation (ICRF). Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family by visiting www.hensonmortuary.com .
Sue Simmons Geesler, passed away, Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at the Legacy House Hospice in Ocala, Florida. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Henson & Kitchen Mortuary; Barboursville, W.Va. Sue was... View Obituary & Service Information
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