Simmie Bernard Conner, Jr. of New York City, formerly of Richmond, VA, departed this life May 22, 2015. \n\nHe was preceded in death by his parents, Simmie Sr. and Leaf Elizabeth, six siblings, Burnette, Juanita, Florence, Meredith, Herbert and George. He is survived by his children, Laura, Darren, Steven and Kareem; foster sons, Tyrone, Rico, Isaiah and Chris; ten grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Joseph (Myrtle) of New Jersey and William Conner (Angela); two sisters, Evelyn Hawkins, (Johnny) of NYC and Thelma Conyers; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends; a loving and devoted companion, Beverly; lifelong friends, Elaine Stevens and Jerry Peay. \n\nRemains rest at Mimms Funeral Home, 1827 Hull St.\n \nHomegoing services will be held at 12 noon, Wednesday, June 3, at Crusade for Christ Christian Church Ministries, 2335 Clearfield St., \n\nBishop John L. Harris, Sr., Officiating. \nInterment Maury Cemetery.