James S. Simpson

Alton | Saturday, October 18 2014

James S. Simpson, 79, passed away at 11:00pm on Saturday  October 18, 2014 at Home.

Jim was born on March 23, 1935 in St. Louis, MO, the son of F. Stanley Simpson and Anne Meehan Simpson.


On February 3, 1967 he married Barbara Allhoff at St. Joseph’s church in Clayton, MO 

He enjoyed spending time with Barbara playing bridge, Traveling, fine dining, as well as the monthly meeting with his Marquette class of ’53.

In addition to his wife, Barbara, he is survived by two sons Matthew Simpson (Monika Trzcinska) of Shrewsbury, MA, and Doug Simpson (Laura Taylor) of Valley Village, CA; two grandsons Daniel Trzcinski Simpson and Ziggy Taylor Simpson.  One brother Richard (Diane Springman) Simpson of Unionville, CT; two nephews Robert “Chip” Daniels and Robert “Rob” Higgins and a niece Susan Harris.

He is preceded in death by his parents Anne and Stanley Simpson.  Three sisters Lois Daniels, Mary Higgins, and Rita Simpson.

Private Memorial Service to follow at a later date. Elias Kallal and Schaaf funeral home in Godfrey are in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the 5 A’s animal shelter.

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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