Mr. Simpson died following a short illness at 4:12 p.m. Sunday, May 22, 2011 at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah.
He was born in Trigg County to Glenn and Nancy Simpson of Cerulean.
Mr. Simpson was a member of the Locust Grove Baptist Church and a member of the National Wild Turkey Federation. He was a tool setter for Emhart Teknologies in Hopkinsville.
He is survived by his wife, Kim Phelps-Simpson of Cerulean; his parents, Glenn and Nancy Simpson of Cerulean; and one son, Shane Anthony Simpson of the home.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Bruce, Scott Lamirande, Kevin Balthrop, David Moore, Gary Holt and Billy Knight.Music will be provided by Vicki Bridges, pianist.
Memorial donations may be made to the Shane Anthony Simpson Memorial Fund, c/o First Southern National Bank, P.O. Box 379, Princeton, KY 42445.