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Donald Simpson

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QUINCY — Donald Wayne Simpson, 79, of Quincy, died at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at his home.

He was born Jan. 8, 1935, in Champaign County, a son of the late James Arthur and Mary Elizabeth Young Simpson.

On May 8, 1955, he married Goldie Jean Taylor in Urbana and she died Feb. 17, 1992. He then married Phyllis Jean Leiberick in Sidney on Aug. 23, 1993 and she died on May 9, 1997. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Norman and Jack Simpson and three sisters, Vanda Parker, Helen Osborn and Deloris Simpson.

Survivors include a son, James (Donna) Simpson, of Panama City, Fla.; four daughters, Patricia Myer, of Erin, Tenn., Mary (Jerry) Pope, of West Liberty, Karen (Randy) Hollinger and Debora (Tom) Mills, both of Bellefontaine; 17 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

A molder, he worked at Sidney Aluminum.

The family will receive friends Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Rexer-Riggin-Madden Funeral Home, DeGraff, where services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, with the Rev. Kymberly James officiating. Burial is in the Greenwood-Union Cemetery, DeGraff.

The family suggest memorial contributions be made in his memory to the Rexer-Riggin-Madden Funeral Home.

Condolences may be expressed at www.timeformemory.com/madden.


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Published in Sidney Daily News from Feb. 20 to Feb. 21, 2014