Clyde Allen Simmons was born November 24, 1882 to William Riley and Harriet Simmons in Greenbush, IL
He married Mary Effie Good June 2, 1906 in Council Bluffs, IA.
Clyde was a barber in Lakeside.
He died December 2, 1933 of an apparent heart attack. His body was found, by a friend, Roy House, standing upright leaning against a cabinet in the kitchen of his home where he had evently gone for a drink of water.
Clyde was survived by his wife; three daughters, Mrs Velma Braden of Mitchell, NE, Mrs. Fred (Thelma) Speer of Deadwood SD, and Mrs. Vivian Smith of Lakeside, NE; a son, Glen of Lakeside, NE and his parents of Council Bluffs, IA.
At the time of the 1920 census Clyde had a wife, Effie (age 34,born in Nebraska); twin daughters, Velma and Thelma (age 14, born in Missouri); a daughter Vivian (age 8, born in Nebraska); and a son Glen Simmons (age 10, born in Nebraska); all living at home.
In the late 1970's Stella Speer would trim around the grave marker and put out flowers each spring. For several years the Simmons grave was the only grave that received any attention in the Lakeside Cemetery.