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Had a friend forward me an email asking for Prayers for Dave Simmons earlier this afternoon and now have been notified that he has passed. I'm sure that someone from the Tulsa Eagles will post something in the future but just wanted to ask that everyone keep the Simmons family in your thoughts/prayers. I know they were asking that NO ONE other than family go to the hospital so I would expect that they are still requesting no visitors/calls at their home. Do know that his daughters came in.
Softball has lost a very experienced Man who dedicated much time and many hours to the game and to the girls. RIP Dave-sure your Legacy will live on! TULSA EAGLES and your families, you all are in our prayers! Candy __________________ Candy
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OMG!!!!! DAVE SIMMONS IS WHY TULSA AREA SOFTBALL IS WHAT IT IS.....DEFINATELY A TRUE COACH ALWAYS PUT THE KIDS FIRST AND HAS MANY SUCCESSFUL PUPILS THAT WENT TO COLLEGE OUR PRAYER ARE WITH THE FAMILY AND GOD BLESS..... TITANIUM18A
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What a loss to the softball community. Dave was not only a wonderful coach but a great man and father. I played for Dave in the mid 80,s and he taught me so much not only about softball but about success on and off the field. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
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Sending our thoughts and prayers to the Simmons family as well as the Tulsa Eagles families. Dave has had a large impact on the softball community and will be remembererd forever!
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I am so so sad! I loved Dave! He was like a father to me on the field. I played for him 88-90. He was definitely a leader! My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
Jennifer (Aud) Tallman __________________ Jennifer
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Prayers going out for the Simmons family and the Tulsa Eagles organization.
The Watson family __________________ Great leaders don't set out to be leaders,they set out to make a difference. It's not about the role, it's about the goal!
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Our thoughts and prayers to Dave's family, friends, and all of the Eagles and their families. A great leader in softball and all around good guy. He will truly be missed.
Tulsa Elite 03 and 00 and Jameson Family
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Our thoughts and prayers are with Dave's family and the Tulsa Eagles family.
It is a great loss to the Oklahoma softball community. He helped so many girls achieve their dreams of playing softball at a higher level. Carolyn Shafer OK ASA
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Thoughts and prayers to the Simmons family and the Tulsa Eagles
Dave was truly a great leader in the softball community he will be greatly missed GODSPEED SIR YOU WILL TRULY BE MISSED!!!!!
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Heartbreaking news....Dave had such an influence on many and he touched many young ladies lives. I played for Dave in 90-91 and what a wonderful life long memory and opportunity that was!! You will truly be missed Dave and may you be coaching on a field of dreams you so deserve!!!!
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Truly heartbreaking. Dave was such an influence in my life when I played for him, so much so that I sent my daughter to take lessons from him. Some of my fondest memories revolve around being on the softball fields with my Eagle family. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Simmons family.
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To the family of Mr. Dave Simmons and the whole Eagles family. He is and will always be a legend in Oklahoma! If there is anything we from OKLAHOMA TUFF-E-NUFF can do please feel free to ask. He will be truly missed. May GOD bless all of you. Coach Tim Stone and team Tuff....
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Dave will be sorly missed, he made Oklahoma softball what it is. He truly loved helping kids even those that were not Tulsa Eagles he even brought my Daughter her first scholarship offer and he was always good to me. He taught me so much and was always willing to help or answer questions. We will all miss him. The thoughts and prayers go out to his family and the Tulsa Eagles.
Coach Shawn and the Young Guns family
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Thoughts and Prayers for the Simmons Family and the Tulsa Eagles organization. The Kickapoo Family as well as the Oklahoma Intimidators 14U & 18U Teams
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Our thougths and prayers for the Simmons family and Tulsa Eagles...........
Coach Miller and Ok Riot