January 29, 1928 - September 29, 2021
James H. Simpson, a resident of Ashville and Bessemer, AL went to be with the Lord on September 29, 2021 at the age of 93. James was predeceased by his parents Arthur J. and Frances Sellers Simpson, his wife Carol Smith Simpson and brother Howard C. Simpson. He is survived by son James T. Simpson (Phyllis), daughters Barbara Sims and Susan Cargile (Jeff), grandchildren Lisa Essman, Shannon Malcolm (Robert), Jeremy Sims (Mandy), Kara Cargile and Evan Cargile, great-grandchildren Blake Carter (Heather), Kimberly Carter and Peyton Sims and great-great granddaughter Emery Carter. He was a devoted Christian who dedicated his life to the Lord. Over the years he attended and served at First Alliance Church in Bessemer, AL and McEntyre Baptist Church in Ashville, AL. He was born in Tuscaloosa, AL in 1928. He served in the United States Air Force and moved to Bessemer, AL (Eastern Valley) when his service ended. He spent several years living in Los Angeles, CA before returning to Bessemer where he lived until his retirement from Flowers Baking Company after 35 years of service. After retirement he moved to his lake home on Henry Neely Lake in Ashville, AL where he was active at his church and the Rainbow City Seniors Club. The family expresses appreciation to The Oaks on Parkwood assisted-living and skilled nursing facility staff in Bessemer, AL for caring for Mr. Simpson the last three years of his life. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at Deerfoot Memorial Funeral Home 5360 Deerfoot Parkway, Trussville, AL 35173. Visitation will begin at 12:00 noon, and the memorial service will begin at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow at Hopewell Cemetery 38649 US-411 Ashville, AL 35953. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS.org) in remembrance of Mr. Simpson’s late wife of 40 years, Carol S. Simpson.
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