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James H. "Jim" Simpson Sr.

May 21, 1942 ~ December 28, 2017 (age 75)

James “Jim” H. Simpson Sr., 75 of Owensboro passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born on May 21, 1942 in Ohio County, Kentucky to the late Eura and Gona Mae Pierce Simpson. Jim retired from Century Aluminum where he worked as a Mechanical and Electrical Supervisor. He was a member of the Garfield Masonic Lodge #569 F&AM in Hammond, Indiana and the Shriners of Evansville, Indiana. Jim loved his grandbabies and he loved Bluegrass music, Jim and his wife played for over forty years together. He enjoyed traveling with his band, Jim Simpson and the Kentucky Mountain Grass.

Aside from his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon L. Simpson; one son, Timothy Wayne Simpson; two brothers, Jerry Simpson and Norman Simpson and two sisters, Lucille Chinn and Lora Moore.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, three children, James (Kelli) Simpson Jr. of Tell City, Indiana, Ron Simpson (Peggy K.) of Lewisport and Brandi Clouse of Owensboro; two brothers, Eddy (Pat) Simpson of Ohio County and Billy (Wiladean) Simpson of Centertown; three sisters, Zora Witherspoon of Beaver Dam, Peggy Brown of Louisville and Barbara (Danny) Rock of Beaver Dam. Jim was blessed with eleven grandchildren, Jennifer (Jonathan) Gonzalez, Kimberly (Chris) Hawkins, R.J. (Sue) Simpson, Nick (Megan) Simpson, Wendy (Matt) Massie, Amber Simpson, Brandon Hampton, Logan Simpson, Kyle Simpson, Caden Clouse and Emma Grace Clouse and twelve great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Sunday, December 31, 2017 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam. Burial will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Friends may visit with Mr. Simpson’s family from 4-8 P.M. Saturday and 9 A.M. until the time of service Sunday at the funeral home. Masonic Rites will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Saturday.

Online messages of condolence may be left for the family of Mr. James Simpson Sr., by visiting his memorial tribute at

 Service Information

December 30, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

Funeral Service
December 31, 2017

1:00 PM
William L. Danks Funeral Home
222 N. Lafayette Street - P.O. Box 407
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

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