64, died Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at his home. He was an auctioneer and realtor for H. B. Smith Realty Company. He is survived by his wife, Annette Willard Simpson, Middletown, KY; his daughter, Betsy Jean Simpson, Noblesville, IN; his son, Brian Edward Simpson (Rachel), Carmel, IN; his stepsons, Scott Gee (Marrita), Louisville;Wesley Gee (Natalie), Shelbyville; his parents, Ralph and Frances Simpson, Kalamazoo, MI; his brothers, Terry Simpson (Jan), Galesburg, MI; Doug Simpson (Jenifer), Kalamazoo, MI; sister, Pegge Latini, Kalamazoo, MI; 7 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 4-7 P.M. Friday, December 28, 2018 at the Shannon Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy may be made to ALS Association, KY Chapter, 8640 Haines Drive, Suite F, Florence, KY 41042.