Joseph Simpson
Thursday
21
June

Visitation

9:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Airsman-Hires Funeral Home - Carrollton
108 North Fifth Street
Carrollton, Illinois, United States
217-942-6818
Thursday
21
June

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Airsman-Hires Funeral Home - Carrollton
108 North Fifth Street
Carrollton, Illinois, United States
217-942-6818
Thursday
21
June

Interment

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Eldred Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Rt. 108 West
Eldred, Illinois, United States

Obituary of Joseph Simpson

Joseph J. Simpson, 83, of Eldred , died Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Jerseyville Manor. He was born July 6, 1934, in Calhoun County, the son of William and Mary Catherine Richter Simpson. He Married Yvonne Mae Kraushaar, the love of his life, on August 8, 1953, in Jerseyville, being happily married for 65 years, and she survives.

He is also survived by four daughters, Gale (Larry) Crocker, Cheryl (Rick) Young, and Diana (John ) Egelhoff all of Eldred, and Kim (Charles M.) Newingham of Havana; ten grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; and a sister Evelyn Lowder of Wyoming. He was preceded in death by two brothers, William Jr. and Charles R.; and two sisters, Vera Blackorby, and Dorothy Schlinker.  

Joseph owned and operated Simpson Brothers south of Carrollton for over 45 years. He was the jack of all trades. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and riding his UTV with his wife. More than anything he loved his family especially his grandchildren.   

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2018, at Airsman – Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton. The family will meet friends from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude’s Hospital. Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com.

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