Charles "Ted" Simpson, 80, of Kingston, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, surrounded by family in Methodist Medical Center.
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He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy, where he served in the Korean War. He was preceded in death by wife, Pearl Marie "Kit"; his parents, Maude and Charlie; sister, Mary Ann; brother, Bruce; and grandson, Scott.
He is survived by daughter, Donna and husband Shay; son, Lynn and wife Claudia; son, Danny and wife Angie; son, Ed and wife Elaine; daughter, Sandy and husband Buddy; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral was at 8 p.m. Friday, July 19, in Kyker Funeral Home chapel, Kingston. Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. EDT Saturday, July 20, in Sparta. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Kyker Funeral Home, Kingston. www.kykerfuneralhomes.com
Published in Roane County News from July 19 to July 22, 2013