January 14, 2018
James Howard Simpson, 75, of Anderson, SC, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Regency Hospital.
Born in Jefferson, Georgia, on January 10, 1943, he was the son of the late John and Bessie Philyaw Simpson. James was very active in the Lions Club and enjoyed cruises to Alaska and the Caribbean.
He is survived by the love of his life for over twenty-five years, Linda Simpson, sons: Paul Kirtley (Reba) and David Kirtley, grandchildren: Sommer Summers and Angel Spurlock, great-grandchildren: Dillion, Alexis and Ashley Spurlock, Harper Mae and Emersyn Cole Summers.
In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by a son, James Simpson Jr.
A funeral service will be held at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 2pm with Pastor Phillip Blankenship officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held prior to the service on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 from 1pm to 2pm.
The family will be at their respective homes.
The Sosebee Mortuary and Crematory South Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.