Arkansas Tech University student Cody Simmons, 29, died on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.
“Students, faculty and staff are reminded that counselors are available in the Arkansas Tech Health and Wellness Center (479-968-0329) for those who need their services,” said Arkansas Tech President Dr. Robin E. Bowen. “Cody’s family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers.”
Simmons was a resident of Atkins. He earned a Bachelor of Professional Studies degree from ATU in 2016 and was continuing his education in pursuit of a coaching endorsement.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 25, at Lemley Chapel, 1401 N. Church Street in Atkins. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, March 24, at Lemley Chapel.
Arkansas Tech will install a mailbox at the Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center for students, faculty and staff who wish to send a note of sympathy to Simmons’ family.
The mailbox will be located on the first floor of the Pendergraft Library and Technology Center near the circulation desk beginning on Monday, March 27. It will remain in place until the end of the day on Friday, April 7, at which time the notes of condolence will be picked up and delivered to the family.