It is with a sadden heart to inform you that Former Crittenden County Sheriff R.L. Simmons passed away this morning, Saturday, March 19, 2021. He served as the Crittenden County Sheriff from 1975-1988. Sheriff Simmons was the president of the Arkansas Sheriffs’ Association in 1982. Funeral arrangements have not been made yet but will probably be a private family service. Please keep the Simmons family in your prayers.