Melvin Lynn Simpson
  • 65 years old
  • Date of birth: Nov 18, 1947
  • Date of passing: Apr 2, 2013
Let the memory of Melvin be with us forever

Melvin Lynn Simpson, 65, a lifetime resident of Person County passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at his home.

A native of Person County, the widower of Wilma Pennell Simpson and the son of the late Alvin Durant and Gladys Oakley Simpson.  He was an Army Veteran, was of the Baptist faith, a former tobacco farmer and a retired construction foreman for Southern Industrial Contractors for 21 years.

Funeral service will be conducted 2:00 PM Friday, April 5, 2013 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church by Rev. Keith Williams and Rev. Gerald Thomas.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, Frances Miller Simpson of the home, a son, Michael Simpson (Rose) of Rougemont two daughters, Tammy S. Williford (John Jr.) of Roxboro, Sandra L. Simpson of Roxboro, a step-daughter, Lynda G. Chambers of Roxboro, two sisters, Kaye Glasscock of Rougemont, Donnie Ann Horton of Timberlake, a brother, Alvin “Butch” Simpson of Rougemont, three grandchildren, Jonathan Williford, Brittany Williford, Sarah Williford, three step-grandchildren, Michael Currin, Chris Currin, Daniel Currin and one step-great-grandchild, Cayden Currin.

Flowers are acceptable or contribution may be made to Durham VA Medical Center, Attention: Volunteer Service (135), 508 Fulton Street, Durham, North Carolina 27705.

Visitation will be held from 7:00 – 8:30 PM Thursday evening, April 4, 2013 at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and other times at the home.

Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford assisting the Simpson Family.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Jason Mangum on 7th April 2013

"Francis, Tammy, Sandra & Michael - We send our deepest sorrows and prayers to you and the entire family. Lynn was the best, I remember him in so many ways and the main ones was that smile and that great laugh. He was always one to help in any way Pop needed him. I want all of you to know we're thinking of you!
Jason Mangum & Family - Pensacola FL"

This tribute was added by William Yates on 5th April 2013

"To the family and Friends:
Just wanted to leave a note to say how much I enjoyed working with Lynn and how much respect I had for him! He was a giving man and an extremely hard working man!
I will miss him, as I am sure you will too! Men like Lynn don't come along very often! My thoughts and prayers go out to you in this time of need! Willy"

This tribute was added by Shirley Bouvier on 4th April 2013

"So sorry for your loss."

This tribute was added by Lori Davis on 4th April 2013

"Frances,
We were so sorry to hear that Lynn had passed.  You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love
Lori"

This tribute was added by Betsy Bowes on 4th April 2013

"YOU ALL ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS...WISH THERE WAS SOMETHING THAT I COULD SAY TO LESSEN YOUR PAIN BUT I KNOW THERE ISN'T....MAY GOD TOUCH YOUR BROKEN HEART AND EASE YOUR PAIN.  GOD BLESS YOU AND KEEP YOU.
WITH OUR LOVE,
HAYWOOD & BETSY H BOWES"

This tribute was added by Robin Pulliam on 4th April 2013

"May the peace of Christ be with you !
You are in our thoughts and prayers
The Pulliam Family"

This tribute was added by Barbara Gentry on 4th April 2013

"Frances,  Please know that I am thinking of you and praying for God's peace and comfort.
Love,
Barbara"

This tribute was added by Doris Riley on 4th April 2013

"Tammy and family, Deepest sympathy to you all."

This tribute was added by Mildred Glenn on 4th April 2013

"The Glenns are sending our thoughts & prayers."

This tribute was added by Paula Tilley on 4th April 2013

"Our deepest sympathy - sending love and prayers to Mike and all the family.  Our friend Lynn is missed so much.  Stay strong.....
Allen, Paula and Ruth Tilley"


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