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 Melvin Wayne “Champ” Simpson

Melvin Wayne “Champ” Simpson

Birth
Monegaw Springs, St. Clair County, Missouri, USA
Death 24 Dec 2006 (aged 66)
Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, USA
Burial Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 103788918 · View Source
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Melvin Wayne "Champ" Simpson, Jr. 1940 - 2006
Melvin Wayne "Champ" Simpson, Jr., 66, of Great Bend, died Dec. 24 in Colorado Springs, Colo. Born May 11, 1940, at Monegaw Springs, Mo., he was the son of Melvin Clay and Frances Elizabeth Jackson Simpson, Sr.

A lifetime resident of Great Bend, coming from Missouri
as a small child, he was a truck driver for R&S Transportation.

Mr. Simpson was a member of Grace Community Church and founder and director of Chapelaires Gospel Singing Group, both of Great Bend.

Survivors include his companion, Cindy Huddleston of Larned; five sons, Harold Wayne Simpson of Hutchinson, Michael Clay Simpson of Colorado Springs, Colo., Jason Scott Simpson of Ellinwood, Brian Simpson of Springfield, Mo., and David Simpson of Olathe; one daughter, Debra Louise Simpson Ford of Hutchinson; his parents; one brother, Kenny Wayne Simpson of Fayetteville, Ark.; three sisters, Ruby Feil and Barbara Espinosa, both of Great Bend, and Doris Case of Sacramento, Calif.; nine grandchildren and nine greatgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Nelta Jones.

Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Bryant Funeral Home with the Rev. J.P. McCamey officiating. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Great Bend. Memorials are suggested to the Cindy Huddleston Medical Expense Fund in care of the funeral home.

Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530

Great Bend Kansas Tribune, Dec. 28, 2006


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  • Created by: smurph
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103788918
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Melvin Wayne “Champ” Simpson (11 May 1940–24 Dec 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103788918, citing Hillcrest Memorial Park, Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by smurph (contributor 46896066) .