Manchester, Tennessee – Mr. Verlon Simpson, 76, died Friday June 12, 2020 at Unity Medical Center in Manchester from injuries he received in a fall from his roof. He was born in Harlan, KY on June 23, 1943 to Lawrence Simpson and Ruby Spencer Simpson who preceded him in death along with his wife, Janet McGill Simpson; daughter, Anna Brown; stepmother, Etta Belle Fields. He had 4 brothers and 1 half-sister.
He was retired from Tyson Foods and M-TEC. He lived in Coffee County for over 40 years and was of the Baptist faith. He loved going fishing and playing the guitar. He had a few dogs he loved to fatten up and enjoyed building things out of wood for his wife and children.
He is survived by his daughter, Etta (Tim) Nickeson; sons, Raymond Eugene Simpson and Verlon Simpson Jr.; son-in-law, Jimmy Brown; grandchildren, Nicole (Jacob), Ashlynn, DeAnna (Josh), and Jana; great grandchildren, Ethan, Skylar, Daniel, Dakota, Henry, Jalen, Brailynn, Lauren, Rian and Raegon; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday in the Central Funeral Home chapel with Minister Tony Lee Buchanan officiating with burial to follow in the Hillsboro Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Tuesday at Central Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee. www.centralfuneralhome.com
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