Robert L. SimpsonNovember 4, 1936 ~ October 3, 2017 (age 80)
Robert L. Simpson, age 80 of Perrysburg and formerly of Rossford, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. He was born on November 4, 1936 in Findlay, Ohio to Russell and Naomi (Leonard) Simpson. Robert was a graduate of the University of Findlay where he received his bachelor’s degree. He proudly served his country in the US Army for 6 years. After being honorably discharged he went on to be a salesman and retired from Marathon where he was a transport driver for many years. Robert was an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting trips with his son and grandsons. He was a very spiritual man and devoted husband to his wife, Shirley for 58 years. Robert was a member of the Southside Sportsman Club and the Rossford Senior Center. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be dearly missed.
Surviving are his children, Susan (William) Davenport, Sandra (Jerry) Carter, Mark (Yvette) Simpson and Tamara (Todd) Williams; and sister in-law, Claire Porter. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren.
Robert is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Shirley; brother, William Simpson; sister in-law, Jane (Tom) Wittenmeyer; and brother in-law, Richard Porter.
Family and friends may visit at the Cass Rd. Baptist Chruch, 1400 Cass Rd., Maumee, OH 43537 on Friday, October 6, 2017 from 5-8 PM. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 10 AM in the church. Interment will follow at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Contributions in Robert’s memory may be directed to the Rossford Community Recreation Center or the Wounded Warrior Project.
Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Rossford Community Recreation Center
400 Dixie Hwy, Rossford OH 43460