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William "Bill" Simpson

William "Bill" Simpson, age 69, 648 W. Main Street, Bloomsburg, died at 8:43 p. m. on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. His death followed a lengthy illness.

Born on May 20, 1947 in Hertford, North Carolina, he was the son of the late Mary Simpson. He resided in Bloomsburg for many years and previously lived in New Hope, North Carolina.

Bill was last  employed by the former Berwick Forge & Fabricating Co. where he worked  for 15 years before becoming disabled. Earlier in his life he was a policeman for several years in Baltimore, Maryland during the 1970's.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church, New Hope, North Carolina. His hobbies were fishing and playing the guitar. He loved to help people and was a "big brother" to many children.

Bill will be remembered by many for parking cards at his home on West Main Street during the annual Bloomsburg Fair.

Bill was preceded in death  by two brothers: Leroy Simpson and  Murray Powell White; and a set of infant twins.

Survivors are his companion, Betty Blass; a daughter, Deanna Simpson, Baltimore, Md.; seven siblings: Essie Mae Simpson, Philadelphia; Richard White, Portsmouth, Va.; Mona, wife of Willie Hayes, Detroit, Mich.; Alfred Taylor, Dallastown; twins: Marshall Taylor, Santa Cruz, Calif. and Margaret Gault, and her husband Bill, Greensboro, North Carolina; Vanessa Taylor, Elizabeth City, North Carolina; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at on Sunday from 3-5 p. m. at the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market Street, Bloomsburg.

 


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your neice laura Feb 6 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Simpson

becky geiswite Jan 23 2017 12:00 AM

so sorry for your loss i remember the tim when i was pregnant with my oldest how he would joke about eating to many watermelon seeds i used to hang out in bllomsburg with friends and how he would like hot sausaguge from the bllomsburg fair i am very great friends with dorthy weaver

becky geiswite Jan 23 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Simpson

Beatrice mccabe Jan 22 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Simpson

Raymond Fairbrother Jan 22 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Simpson

Donna Cosgrove daughter of Willie Jan 22 2017 12:00 AM

My dad was "Willie" and he and Bill were good friends, my father spoke very highly of Bill. He was the kindest man, always there when someone needed him, hard working and comical. Bill was a good man, god received an angel for sure. You will be missed Bill. Rest in peace.

Donna Cosgrove Fairbrother Jan 22 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Simpson

Neice Laura witts-daubert Jan 22 2017 12:00 AM

We will miss him very. He was good friend sorry we can.t be there. His friend is not in good health edLOVE TOO ALL. BETTY keep up and call sometimes.

Ed and Debbie Jan 22 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Simpson

ED and Debbie kelly Jan 22 2017 12:00 AM

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