Commonwealth Journal

October 1, 2012

Homer Simpson


Commonwealth Journal

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Homer R. Simpson, 89, of the Parkers Mill Road community, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
Mr. Simpson was born in the Cedar Hill Community of Wayne County to the late Crawford and Maye Denney Simpson on Dec. 2, 1922. He was a farmer, retired Pulaski County School Bus Driver of 38 years, former Ford and Chevrolet garage mechanic, and he was of the Baptist faith. 
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his sons, Michael Wayne Simpson, Homer Ray Simpson Jr., Roger Lee Simpson, and James Barton (Janice) Simpson, all of Somerset; sister, Helen McClendon of Somerset; grandchildren, Jonathon Michael Crawford (Rhonda) Simpson, Joy Vanessa Simpson, Kimberly Lynn (Travis) Jenkins and Brian Simpson; great-grandchildren, Kayla Goldsmith, Ryan Simpson, Jarrett Simpson, Bryston Lane Searls, Noah R. Simpson, Ethan Lee Searls, and Shannon Oakley; nieces, Carolyn (James) Simpson, Jacinda (Kendall) Kissee; and  nephew, Gary (Linda) McClendon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Crawford and Maye Simpson; wife, Lona Katherine Rogers Simpson; brother, James Howard Simpson; grandson, James Barton Jr.,; and daughter-in-law, Saundra Louise Simpson. 
Visitation for Mr. Simpson will be Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home. 
Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. with Bro. Clyde Strunk officiating. 
Interment will follow in the New Bronston Cemetery. 
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.