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BOBBY SIMPSON March 5, 1936 - July 12, 2016

Southaven, MS –

BOBBY SIMPSON, 80, was born March 5, 1936 in Bethlehem, AR and passed away July 12, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford.  Mr. Simpson was a retired heavy equipment operator for Texas Gas Transmission, was a member of LaBelle Haven Baptist Church in Olive Branch, MS, and was an Army veteran.  He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Lillian Peel Simpson of Southaven; two sons, Kevin Simpson and his wife, Holly of Biloxi, MS and Charles Simpson and his wife, Janet Little Simpson of Southaven; one daughter, Melanie Simpson Driskell and her husband, Jim of Georgia; six grandchildren, Derrick and his wife, Michelle, Cody, Gage, Garrett, Taylor, and Addyson; and three great grandchildren, Kaden, Kipton, and Hudson.  He was preceded in death by his daughter, Era Christine Simpson.  Visitation will be Thursday, July 14, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at Twin Oaks Funeral Home.  The service will be Friday, July 15, 2016 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens in Southaven.


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    Angie Williams Murphy says

    Dear Aunt Lillian, Kevin, Charles, and Melanie, My love and thoughts are with you all at this time of loss. I wish I could be there, but unfortunately circumstances do not allow me the opportunity. Know that I will be there in love. Uncle Bobby was one of the best. He will be greatly missed by all.

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    Gail Jefferies Barbe says

    My sincere condolences to Lillian and family. Bobby was one of my favorite cousins. He will truly be missed.

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    Lois Ball says

    Lillian and Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you and the Family at this most difficult time. I pray for comfort in knowing he is in the loving arms of the Lord and will have no more pain and suffering. Love you all, Lois

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    Tommy Simpson says


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    Barbie Elam & Family says

    My heart hurts for your loss. Our fathers are our rock and inspiration and when thete gone we feel lost. Hold on to the memories they worth more than gold. I send my love, hugs, and prayers.

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    Robert Lloyd Simpson says

    Please know I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of my cousin Bobby Charles. Cuz was a wonderful Christian gentleman and I loved him very much. May our Good Lord comfort and keep you all in His Loving Hands during this time and may you find assurance and strength in His presence and in His love. Please know that we all share the sorrow that is in your heart and we extend our deeper sympathy than words can express. Our prayers are with you. God Bless!! Robert Lloyd Simpson Searcy, AR

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    Jerry & Betty Simpson says

    Lillian we are so sorry when we heard of Bobby’s death, you did a great job taking care of him and your family. You know how to get to us if you ever want to talk !!! Love y’all !

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