Obituary of Dow Simpson
The family would like to thank Dignity Hospice of Chapmanville and all their staff for the love and support they showed throughout his illness.
Dow Simpson, 94, of
He was born on July 6, 1925, at Gilbert, the son of the late Columbus and Mary Toler Simpson.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Juanita Blankenship Simpson; one great-grandson, Brody Thompson; four brothers, John Simpson, Doyle Simpson, Elsworth “Simp” Simpson, and Sid Simpson; and two sisters, Helen Aldridge and Catherine Sammons.
Dow was a faithful member of the
Those left to cherish his memory are four sons, Kenny (Barb) Simpson of Combs Addition, Eddie (Phyllis) Simpson of Lexington, NC, Mike (Nancy) Simpson of Mooresville, NC, and Jerry (Tammy) Simpson of Greenville with whom he made his home; 8 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; two half-brothers, James Grimmett of Bolt and Orville Simpson of Pineville; and many nieces and nephews along with a host of other relatives, church family, and friends.
Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the
A celebration of Dow’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 31, 2019, at the
Grandsons will serve as pall bearers.
Honorary pall bearers will be Jeff Simpson, Timmy Simpson, Nicholas Tomblin, Buddy Blankenship, Frank Thompson, and Bunk Thompson.
The family would like to send a special thank you to Dignity Hospice of Chapmanville and all the staff for all their care and kindness they showed throughout his illness. Would also like to thank Mark and Arabella Hatfield and their staff for the love and care they showed as well. And thank you to anyone else that showed their love and support throughout this time.
Online condolences may be sent to www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at
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