Donations accepted for family of man found dead in Etowah Co.

ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Donations are being accepted for the family of a man found dead over the weekend in Etowah County.

The body of William Simmons was found inside a burned out home in the Coates Bend community. Simmons was said to be a quiet man, who usually kept to himself.

His neighbors say he was always willing to help out when needed.

While they don’t know what to say to his family, they are offering any assistance needed. People can drop off donations at Patterson’s Grocery Store.

The store is located on U.S. Highway 411 at the corner of Appalachian Highway.

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