Gary Lee Simpson

Born: Thu., Nov. 6, 1941
Died: Sat., May 5, 2018


6:00 PM to 7:30 PM, Tue., May 15, 2018
Location: Goodin-Drum Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Wed., May 16, 2018
Location: Goodin-Drum Funeral Home

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Gary Lee Simpson, age 76 of Sherrills Ford passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 in Elk County, PA.  He was born November 6, 1941 to the late Earl Lee and Elsie Marie Kinas Simpson in Canton, OH.  He was employed by Timken Bearing Co. in Lincolnton, NC as an engineer for many years.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his spouse Mary Lee Perkins Simpson.

Mr. Simpson is survived by two children, Karen Simpson Martin of  Bainville, MT and Ronald Lee Simpson of Cornelius, NC; one granddaughter, Melanie Dalton of Sherrills Ford, NC; one grandson, Jeffrey Dalton of Canton, Ohio; two sisters, Shelley Burres and husband Jack of Alliance, Ohio and Judith Coates and husband Walter of East Canton, Ohio; four nieces and one nephew, and several great nieces and many close friends.

The family will receive friends at Goodin - Drum Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 from 6:00pm -7:30pm.  The funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 1:00pm at Goodin-Drum Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at CenterView Baptist Church, Maiden. NC.

E. F Drum Funeral Home is serving the Simpson family.

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Roxanne Lehman
   Posted Mon May 14, 2018
What a tragedy to lose Gary. He was my friend and like my second dad. We had so much fun at camp. It saddens me greatly to have to say goodbye to this wonderful man. My prayers are with his family as well as my support. He will be and is greatly missed by so many people.

Roxanne lehman
   Posted Mon May 14, 2018


Our deepest sympathy and fondest memories. Love, Roxanne Lehman, Paula French, and Taylor Lehman

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