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Lewis (Bill) Simpson, Green County, KY (1928-2013)

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church and was a lifelong farmer. He was a native of Green County, which was also his residence a the time of his death. He leaves 23 direct and 18 step living descendants
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Mr. Lewis Wilburn "Bill" Simpson of Greensburg, Kentucky, son of the late John Andy Simpson and Birdie Bagby Simpson, was born on January 10, 1928 in Green County, Kentucky and departed this life on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at his home in Green County. He was 85 years, six months, and 24 days of age.

The funeral services for Mr. Lewis "Bill" Simpson will be conducted at 11amCT/12pmET, Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY with burial to follow in the Judd Cemetery. Bro. Cliffton Sullivan and Bro. Nicky Ferguson will be officiating. Visitation is requested 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, Monday, August 5, 2013, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT/8amET, Tuesday until time of the funeral service.

Lewis (Bill) Simpson, Green County, KY (1928-2013)

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church and was a lifelong farmer.

He united in marriage to Mary Francis Bryant Simpson on May 1, 1949 who preceded him in death on October 13, 2001. He later united in marriage to Betty Jewell Davis Simpson in September of 2003 who also preceded him in death on May 31, 2012.

Survivors include the following:
  • Two daughters and a son-in-law: Peggy Patterson of Greensburg, KY; and Deloris Jean and Harrel Lantrip of Mississippi

  • A son and daughter-in-law: Robert Joe and Judy Simpson of Greensburg, KY

  • Four step-children and their spouses: Kathy and Nicky Ferguson of Hardyville, KY; Debby and Denny Atwell of Greensburg, KY; Pam and Joey Grissom of Horse Cave, KY; and Terry and Carol Davis of Greensburg, KY

  • Seven grandchildren and spouses: Raymond "Buster" and Chasity Simpson, Tracy and Tony Russell, Craig Gumm, Natosha and Travis Keith, Brandon Gumm, Robbie and Amanda Simpson, Crystal and D.J. Rayburn

  • Four step-grandsons: Chad and Amy Ferguson, Josh and Stephanie Ferguson, Dave Atwell, and Jordon Atwell

  • Eight great-grandchildren

  • Five great-great-grandchildren

  • Seven step-grandchildren

  • Three step-great-grandchildren

  • Half sisters: Elizabeth Boston and Nonnie Mann both of Greensburg, KY

  • Special friends: Bill and Diane Smith

  • And a host of other relatives and friends
Mr. Simpson was also preceded in death by three sons and a daughter: J.B. Simpson, Ronnie Simpson, Raymond "Greasy" Simpson, and Joann Pierce; a great-granddaughter: Samantha Jo Simpson.

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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