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Edwin F. Simpson

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

28 Harding Ave., Jackson, Ohio 45640

(p) 740-286-2010 (f) 740-286-5640 (e) (w)

On Monday, June 25, 2018 Edwin F. Simpson, age 94, of Jackson, went to sleep in Jesus. He was born September 19, 1923 in Coalton to the Late Orville and Ida Mae (Shook) Simpson.

He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Doris (Radcliff) Simpson; sons, Edwin (Sonja) Simpson and Jerry Simpson; daughters, Barbara (Tim) Hukill and Trudy (Mike) Stephenson; eight grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild. Also surviving are his brothers, Calvin and Ted; sisters, Florence (Sam), Ruth, Anna and Shirley (Dave) and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one grandson, Chris Hinkley; brothers, George and Larry; and sisters, Ginny, Iva and Margie.

Edwin was a WWII Navy veteran, serving in the Atlantic and Pacific. After his service, he then worked at Jisco, DT&I and then retired from Pillsbury. He was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Friends may call Thursday, June 28th, 2018 from 12-2 PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Funeral services will immediately follow Thursday at 2:00 PM. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to

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