Ken Wayne Simonds passed away on Oct. 11, 2009. Visitation will occur today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Forest Lawn Mortuary, 69855 East Ramon Rd., Cathedral City. A memorial service and celebration of Kens life will be held on Friday at Southwest Community Church in Indian Wells starting at 10 a.m. The church is located at 77701 Fred Waring Drive, in Indian Wells. A reception at the church will follow the service. The family welcomes all of Kens friends and family from the Kingsport area to a celebration of his life to be held at East Tennessee State University on Saturday, Nov. 14. Details will follow shortly.