Joseph Roger Simpson(1944-2012)

Joseph Roger Simpson, 68, of Winchester, Virginia, died Monday, November 19, 2012, in Winchester Medical Center.

Mr. Simpson was born in 1944, in Round Hill, Virginia, the son of the late Ashby R. Simpson and Olive Mae Goodnow.

He was a graduate of Loudoun County High School, Class of 1962. Mr. Simpson was a PGA Golf Pro at the River Bend Country Club, Greene Hills Country Club, Shenandoah Valley Country Club, Bowling Green Country Club and Jacksons Chase Country Club. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Winchester.

He married Jane Dutrow on July 17, 1999, in Berryville, Virginia.

Surviving with his wife are two sons, Anthony J. Simpson and wife Arlise of Loris, South Carolina, and Scott D. Simpson of Winchester; step-daughter, Keryn J. Keyes of Winchester; step-son, David L, Keyes, Jr., of Charles Town, West Virginia; grandchildren, Skylar L. Simpson, Aubrey M. Nitz, Michael D. Keyes, Jennifer N. Keyes, and Somer R. White; sister, Mary E. Lloyd and husband Wilmer "Jr." of Winchester; brothers, Charles R. Simpson and wife Barbara of Mountain City, Tennessee, Ashby T, Simpson and wife Patti of Kearneysville, West Virginia and David R. Simpson and wife Sandy of Hamilton, Virginia.

The family will receive friends on Friday prior to the service from 10:00-11:00 a.m., at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel with Rev. Steve Melester officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 West Cork Street, Suite 405, Winchester, Virginia, 22601 or the , 2654 Valley Avenue, Suite B, Winchester, Virginia 22601 or the , P.O. Box 3271, Winchester, Virginia, 22604.

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Published in Northern Virginia Daily from Nov. 20 to Nov. 21, 2012