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Verden E. "Corky" Simpson
November 5, 1932 - January 12, 2015
Corky Simpson, 82, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on January 12, 2015 in Emmett, Idaho due to complications from many strokes. Corky was born to Elmer and Minnie Rose Simpson on November 5, 1932 in Carlisle, Kansas. He married Jane Hensen on September 15, 1951 and added a son, Mike. A daughter, Katrina, was born in 1961 and another son, Matthew, in 1963.
Corky worked for Jackson Oil Company in Homedale and in Caldwell worked at Gem Firestone and later owned Corky's Auto Repair & Alignment. He loved to work with his hands including woodworking.
After Jane passed away in 1996, Corky married Elva Stipp Niccolls in Emmett, Idaho on February 14, 1998 adding many extended family members.
Corky is survived by his wife Elva, son Mike, daughter Katrina (Kelly), "son" Randy Niccolls, "daughter" Loree (Randy) Hill and family, grandchildren Teresa, Michael, Michele and Matthew, several great grandchildren, brothers Marion (Cecile) and Mac (Pat). He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Jane, infant son Matthew, brother Elvin (Romelle) and sister Wanda Shepard.
The family will receive friends and viewing will be held at the Potter Funeral Chapel in Emmett, Idaho on Thursday, January 15 from 5-7 pm. The interment will precede the funeral service on Friday, January 16 at 11:00 am at Canyon Hill Cemetery in Caldwell. Funeral services will then be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, January 16th at the New Life Christian Center, 212 S. Boise Avenue in Emmett.

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Potter Funeral Chapel
228 East Main Street
Emmett, ID 83617
(208) 365-4491
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Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Jan. 15, 2015