Daniel J. “Joe” Simmons
August 1, 1963 - July 19, 2020
Daniel J. “Joe” Simmons, age 56, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020.
Born in Wilmington, DE on August 1, 1963, he was the son of the late Daniel D. and Nellie A. (Thorton) Swift. Joe had a love of animals and was the president of the Delaware animal rescue. He was a former employee of Kershaw as an explosive expert, Joe was known as Dynamite man. He enjoyed listening to Elvis Presley and collected his memorabilia. Deep in his faith, Joe was a devout Catholic.
Joe is survived by the love of his life, Kathy Harkeli.
A public graveside service will begin at 10 am on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Face masks will be required by all in attendance.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joe’s memory to Delaware Humane Society, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.