Robert F. Simpson
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VENICE, FL: A graveside service celebrating the life of Robert F. Simpson, age 93, of Venice, Florida, formerly of Newark, will take place at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 28, in Wilson Cemetery with Pastor Jim Young officiating. Robert will be reunited with his deceased wife, Mildred "Micki" (Cooper) Simpson, whom passed away, May 7, 2012. They were married for 65 years.
Robert passed away February 14, 2014 at his home in Florida. He was born January 5, 1921 to the late Halford H. and Emma (Williams) Simpson.
Robert was president of G.M.H.H. Simpson and Sons Inc. Contracting Co., which was a three generation family business. He was a life member of the Elks Lodge #391 and a member Central Christian Church in Newark. He served in the Navy in WWII from 1942-1946 with an Honorable discharge. Robert was an avid golfer and enjoyed his hole in one on February 26, 2000 at Bird Bay Golf Club in Venice, Florida. He also loved playing Bridge with many of his friends.
He is survived by Suzy Simpson; many nieces, great nieces, nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.
Please visit www.hendersonvanatta.com to view a memorial and to leave a message of condolence for the Simpson family.
Published in the Advocate on June 18, 2014