Don J. Simms, 71, of Paducah died at 5:26 a.m. Monday, October 21, 2013, at Baptist Health Paducah.
He was a retired member of the U.S. Coast Guard.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Simms; one son, Arron J. Simms of Rochester. Minn.; and one daughter, Donna M. Simms of Metairie, La.
No local services are planned.
Keeling Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements