July 21, 1941 - May 15, 2020
Memorial services for William “Bill” Simpson, 78 of Sallisaw, Oklahoma will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Sallisaw, Oklahoma
On May 15, 2020, William C. “Bill” Simpson, 78 was reunited with his beloved wife, Anona, in heaven.
Born July 21, 1941 in Clayton, New Mexico to Carrol and Ruth (Davis) Simpson, he was youngest of four and raised in the Dry Cimarron Valley. He proudly served in the US Army where he was stationed in Germany. After being discharged with honors, he eventually found his calling as a Long Haul Truck Driver which matched his traveling spirit and cantankerous personality.
Bill and Anona met in Oklahoma City. Together, they moved to Sallisaw, Oklahoma, marrying on July 30, 1984. They would make this their home for the remainder of their days. Bill loved gardening, his family and his pets. He was a member of New Vision Ministries.
He is survived by his son Bryan Simpson (Beth) of Deming, NM; daughter Brenna O’Shaughnessy of Philadelphia, PA; step sons Tom Rogers(Wanda) & Jim Rogers (Renee) both of Sallisaw, OK; 11 Grandkids Matthew Simpson; Rachel Simpson; Ty Parks; Teagan O’Shaughnessy; Lacee Poindexter; Trey Rogers; Michael Tucker; Blake Rogers; Ryan Rogers; Brooke Davis and 10 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Anona (Long) Simpson, his parents, Carrol Simpson and Ruth (Davis) Simpson, one sister, Mary Jo Donaldson, two brothers, David “Punk” Simpson and Harold “Simp” Simpson.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, May 21st at Agent Mallory Martin Chapel in Sallisaw, O.K.