Robert Simpson, 87, of Lebanon Junction, Ky., and formerly of Laurel County, Ky., passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Ky.
He was of the Penrecostal faith and a heavy equipment operator.
He was the father of Roland Simpson and wife Karen Sue, and Steve Simpson and wife Sandra, all of Lebanon Junction, Ky., and Robert Simpson Jr. and wife Rhonda of Trafalgar, Ind.; the brother of, Lena House and Gilbert Simpson, both of London, Goldie Brown and Joe Simpson, both of Stinnett, Ky., Ace Simpson of Hyden, Ky., Betty Jean Wilson of Middlefork, Ky., Fred North, Dan North, Elvin North, Virgie Brunello, and Abbie North.
He is also survived by seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren, and three great-great- grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Mae Simpson; a son, Ova Simpson; a granddaughter, Sarah Simpson; a sister, Christine Wilson; a brother, Melvin North; his parents, George Simpson and Linda Gilbert Simpson, and his biological father, Robert North.
Funeral service for Robert Simpson was conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 16, in London Funeral Home Chapel with Ralph Brown, Junior Bowling, and Ralph Cloud officiating.
Burial followed at Simpson Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Robert Simpson, Josh Simpson, Robert Simpson III, Jason Simpson, Cody Simpson, Dylan Martin, and Kevin Yankee.
The family of Robert Simpson received friends after 6 p.m. Friday, April 15, also at London Funeral Home.
Published on April 15, 2016