Simpson, Allen E. SAN DIEGO -- Allen went to be with the Lord September 3, 2013 after complications from endocarditis. Born March 14, 1953, he lived in Pasadena until 1960 then was raised on an orange tree ranch in Riverside. After 1977 he lived in San Diego working several years at the family business Simpson Tile. He retired due to a worsening mental illness. He loved working with animals, had a keen imagination, and loved his family. His deep Christian faith was an inspiration as he studied the Bible and enjoyed thought provoking discussions. He is survived by his mother Leula, half-sister Carolynn, nephew Shane, and brothers Earl and Ralph. A memorial service will be held September 16, 2013 at 2 p.m. at St. James by the Sea, La Jolla.