- 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.
"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"
"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"
"So sorry for your loss."
We were so sorry to hear that Lynn had passed. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
"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"
"May the peace of Christ be with you !
You are in our thoughts and prayers
The Pulliam Family"
"Frances, Please know that I am thinking of you and praying for God's peace and comfort.
"Tammy and family, Deepest sympathy to you all."
"The Glenns are sending our thoughts & prayers."
"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"
Have a suggestion for us?