YORK Robert R. Simpson, II, died on Thursday, May 9, 2013, at York Hospital. He was the loving husband of Sharon K. (Johnson) Simpson. The couple wed on July 31, 1971. A memorial service will be 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Zion United Methodist Church, 1030 Carlisle Road, York, with the Rev. Bruce Fensterbush officiating. A viewing will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday at Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 1551 Kenneth Road, York. Full military honors will be provided by the York County Veterans Honor Guard at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Born on July 20, 1948, in Hanover, he was a son of Robert R. and Lois (Rhine) Simpson. Robert was the owner and operator of Millwrights & Mechanical Services in York for 19 years. Mr. Simpson served our country for two years in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam Era. Mr. Simpson attended Zion United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Jefferson Sportsman Club, a former member of the Local Carpenters and Joiners Union, and a life member of the West York VFW Post #8951. He was an avid golfer and an avid hunter. Most importantly, he was a dedicated "Pap" and loved spending time with his grandkids. Along with his wife, Sharon, Robert is survived by one daughter, Carmen Lamb and her husband, Nicholas of Spring Grove; two grandchildren, Hadley Lamb and Grant Lamb; two brothers, Chris Simpson and Steve Simpson; two sisters, Kathi Tsathiris and Cheryl Albright; and numerous aunts and uncles. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to West York VFW Post #8951, 1800 Andrew St., York, PA 17404 c/o Larry E. Myers. Send Condolences at BestLifeTributes.com
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Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory Inc
1551 Kenneth Rd York, PA 17408
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on May 12, 2013