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Kinkaid Stone quarry was purchased in 1999 and still operates today. Anna Ready Mix was purchased in 1999, operated for 13 years and later sold in 2012.


The third generation entered into the workforce in 1993. Will Pyatt came to work for E.T. Simonds and shortly thereafter was promoted to Operations manager at Anna Quarries. Will is currently the General Manager at Anna Quarries and Kinkaid Stone.


Mr. Eugene T. Simonds passed away May 12, 1989, and the leadership of the company passed to Edward T. (Bill) Simonds, who was elected to be president of E.T. Simonds Construction Co. on May 19, 1989.


In 1986 Kassy Simonds joined E.T. Simonds Construction and eventually became Vice President and Controller.


E.T. Simonds Construction Co. had been operating from the office and shop on West Main Street, a repair shop on Chestnut Street, and a storage yard in the Crab Orchard Refuge area. In 1980, the company built the present office, repair shop, and storage area on 40...


In 1975 Bill Simonds bought a distributor and chip box from E.T. Simonds Construction Co. and started in the oil and chip business as Illini Asphalt. The following year Illini Asphalt bought all of the oil and chip equipment from E.T. Simonds Construction Co. and...