The Edmonson County native was a truck driver, an army veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of Big Reedy Church of Christ. He was a son of the late Henry Thomas Simpson and Elora Mae Nash Simpson.
Funeral will be at 2:00 PM Monday at Gravil Funeral Home with burial in Big Reedy Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 AM Monday.
Surviving are his companion, Lilly Tarrance; two sisters, Vada Lindsey of Bowling Green and Judy Embry of Morgantown; a brother, Dewey Simpson of Sunny Point; and several nieces and nephews.