|Birth: ||Nov. 2, 1922|
|Death: ||Aug. 19, 2009|
Jack W. Simpson
TIPTON -Funeral for Jack W. Simpson, 86, Tipton, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Tipton with the Rev. Harold Gaches and the Rev. Les Banks officiating.
Mr. Simpson died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, at his home.
Burial will be in Tipton Cemetery under direction of Jackson Funeral Home of Frederick.
He was born Nov. 2, 1922, northwest of Manitou to Arthur C. and Clara B. Howard Simpson. He attended Laing Consolidated No.1, northwest of Manitou, before transferring to Tipton Public School. He received his high school diploma in 2002. On Dec. 10, 1945, he married Lahoma D. Southern in Tipton. He served in the Army in the European Theater during World War II. He returned to the Tipton area after the war, and was employed as a ginner at Tipton Farmers Coop for many years.. He retired in 1988. He was also a custom harvester from 1947 to 1994. He was a member of Tipton First Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon for more than 50 years, and as a greeter, and a 5th and 6th grade boys Sunday school teacher for many years.
Survivors include his wife of the home; a son, David Simpson, Tipton; a daughter and her husband, Betty Carol Smith and Allen, Anadarko; three grandchildren and their spouses: Erin and Tim Berry, Mountain View; Shelly and Jeremy Sassman, Tipton; and Kristen Beaver, Chickasha; 11 great-grandchildren: Bryanna Sackett, Gus, Freedom and Lance Blackburn, Brayden, Joseph and Charlie Beaver, Sooner Boardingham, and A'yana, Michael and Glennetta Smith; nephews and a niece: Randy Hasley and his wife Nancy, Travis Hasley and Gina Edwards; and other nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers: Willard, Rayford, Curtis, J. E. and Bryce Simpson; three sisters: Lavera Hasley, Alice Ruth Anderson and Vernice Simpson; and a great-granddaughter, Angel Blackburn.
Memorial contributions may be made to Tipton First Baptist Church Memorial Fund or the Geoffrey Petty Scholarship Fund.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church in Tipton.
Created by: Wanda Jackson
Record added: Aug 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40895222
This is a military grave. SIMPSON, JACK W.; US ARMY, WORLD WAR II; EUROPEAN THEATER. Thank you for serving your country.|
Added: Aug. 20, 2009