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Author Topic: mark simmonds ( george)  (Read 6326 times)

Offline brum fan

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mark simmonds ( george)
« on: January 30, 2016, 03:21:49 PM »
went home and away with villa.

taken from us last night, accident at home.

nicest lad you could ever meet, not a bad bone in him.

gutted.  :'(

Offline spk

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Re: mark simmonds ( george)
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2016, 04:31:08 PM »
Not Mark from Hodge Hill,lived in Streetly last 15 years ?

Offline brum fan

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Re: mark simmonds ( george)
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2016, 04:34:42 PM »
no, west heath/kings Norton area.

Offline spk

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Re: mark simmonds ( george)
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2016, 04:37:14 PM »
Thanks mate,sorry to hear about you loss.

Offline dave shelley

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Re: mark simmonds ( george)
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2016, 05:01:29 PM »
Sincere condolences to you and his family.

Offline MarkM

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Re: mark simmonds ( george)
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2016, 05:39:01 PM »
RIP

Offline ClarrieBlue

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Re: mark simmonds ( george)
« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2016, 05:42:32 PM »
By one of those weird quirks of fate, I met George for the first time on Thursday at the Kings Oak pub in Kings Norton. Of all things, it was at a funeral wake. We had a chat about the Villa - well more of a laugh really. Me and my wife both commented on what a nice bloke he seemed. As we left he came over and shook our hands, wished us all the best and I think we had another laugh about the Villa. My mate rang me about 4 o'clock today to say he had passed away.

Offline class-of-82

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Re: mark simmonds ( george)
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2016, 03:50:44 PM »
Gone that great Holte end in the sky
Rip

Offline Gary Penrice

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Re: mark simmonds ( george)
« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2016, 06:23:51 PM »
Couldn't wish to meet a nicer fella! A good friend who will be sorely missed! Sleep well George!

Offline eamonn

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Re: mark simmonds ( george)
« Reply #9 on: February 01, 2016, 03:15:24 PM »
By one of those weird quirks of fate, I met George for the first time on Thursday at the Kings Oak pub in Kings Norton. Of all things, it was at a funeral wake. We had a chat about the Villa - well more of a laugh really. Me and my wife both commented on what a nice bloke he seemed. As we left he came over and shook our hands, wished us all the best and I think we had another laugh about the Villa. My mate rang me about 4 o'clock today to say he had passed away.

That's heartbreaking.

Condolences to his loved ones.

Offline Hoppo

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Re: mark simmonds ( george)
« Reply #10 on: February 01, 2016, 03:24:24 PM »
He was ait older than me but I grew up in Kings Norton so know George from around there.
An absolutely lovely geezer who went home and away. HEITS..

Offline pbavfckuwait

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Re: mark simmonds ( george)
« Reply #11 on: February 14, 2016, 05:18:57 AM »
A gentleman and a true true Villa boy, RIP George and I will raise a glass for all the times we had home , away and in the Moon giving the noses nothing but stick, Ollie will miss you more than most.