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Donny Simkins, 43

Donny Simkins, 43, of Romance, Arkansas passed away on August 30, 2020 in Little Rock, Arkansas.  He was born in Tucson, Arizona on June 23, 1977 to Bob and Linda (Higgins) Simkins.

He was a loving and caring husband, father, brother and friend.  He was an avid hunter and enjoyed fishing.  He was a graduate from Jacksonville High School.

He is preceded in death by his mother Linda (Higgins) Simkins.

Donny leaves behind to cherish his memories are his wife of 15 years, Cassie Simkins; his children Nancey Simkins of Jacksonville, Arkansas, Alyssa Simkins of Jacksonville, Arkansas, Brandon Catlett of Jacksonville, Arkansas, Canzada Dillon of Jacksonville, Arkansas, Preston Dillon of Jacksonville, Arkansas, Stacie Simkins of Romance, Arkansas, and Tosha Simkins of Romance, Arkansas; his father Bob Simkins of Ward, Arkansas; his brothers Bobby Simkins of Ward, Arkansas and Kevin Simkins (Kristina) of Beebe, Arkansas; host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

In light of the current health concerns, Donny’s family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers if you are not able to attend the service. Please be aware, as per Arkansas directives, attendance will be regulated in accordance to Arkansas guidelines, all guests in attendance will be required wear masks/facial coverings and social distancing guidelines will be in place.

Visitation will be on Friday, September 4, 2020 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400


Please click below link for Video Tribute of Donny’s life:


  • Chasity Hillman Posted September 1, 2020 5:34 PM

    Sorry for your loss Cassie. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Prayers for strength peace and understanding.

  • Shelly Collum Posted September 1, 2020 6:31 PM

    Sorry for your loss Cass. I love you gurl!!! 😻💞🦋 Praying God helps you through this difficult time.

  • Kirsten shipp Posted September 1, 2020 7:12 PM

    I love you Cassie. We are here for and with you. I’ll see you Friday.

  • Robert and connie cater Posted September 1, 2020 7:58 PM

    Prayers for his brothers and his dad and his wife and kids r.i.p donnie you will be missed my friend

  • JB Higgins Posted September 1, 2020 10:05 PM

    Hey Taco . Who’s gonna take my calls now ? When I say this is ICE . I’m sure gonna miss you nephew. I Love you JB

  • James E Robbins Posted September 2, 2020 7:01 AM

    So sorry for your loss,Donnie was a good man and will be missed. Prayers going out

  • Sandra Miller Posted September 2, 2020 7:20 AM

    So sorry for your loss. You and the kids are in our prayers♥️

  • Brenda C Honey Posted September 2, 2020 12:56 PM

    Dray. You were than a cousin to me…I’m going to miss our fishing trips and the countless other things we done together…there will be no more dancing to sugar boom boom but I know your dancing in heaven now….take care of my boy and mom til I get there….rest easy….its not bye, but see you later….love you

  • Susie Higgins Posted September 3, 2020 11:38 AM

    I’m lost for prayers are with y’all.he was the best cousin I ever. had.he kept me a part of the Higgins family in the loop of everything.he will be missed.if y’all need anything let me. yall.

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