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Memorial Tribute – John Simpson

John T. Simpson

John T. Simpson

John T. Simpson, born July 7, 1926, in North Little Rock to the late John T. and Gweneth Simpson, passed peacefully in his home February 14, 2013.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Veta, and his son David. He leaves to cherish his memory his children: Jan Diederich (Joe) of Fayetteville; Gay Missal (Bob) of Perryville; and Rebecca Simpson (Bob) of Jacksonville; as well as eight grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, and two precious companion Yorkies.

John was an extremely active charter member of Park Hill Christian Church. He was an Architectural Engineer by profession and also enjoyed archeology, anthropology, writing, painting, and collecting. One of his greatest accomplishments was building a miniature replica of the Chism House. He was also a WWII Navy Veteran.