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Obituary of Brian Elliott Simpson
Brian Elliott Simpson, 57, born January 8, 1965, passed away peacefully after a long battle with COPD and cancer at his residence on February 21, 2022. He served in the Army for 10 years through two tours of Desert Storm and tours to Germany and Panama.
In addition to his service in the military, he worked as an instructor at HBI-Old Dominion Job Corps, teaching and touching many individual youths’ lives. He was an avid pool player and enjoyed many extra-curricular activities.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Judith Elaine Simpson, and father Glenn Eugene “Pete” Simpson of Lynchburg and his favorite uncle, Ray Ray Simpson of Thomasville, GA.
He is survived by his rock and loving wife of 30 years, Mary Simpson. In addition, he is survived by a daughter, Ashley (Davis) Neas and son-in-law, Ethan Neas and their daughter, Allison “Allie” Neas, who was “Papa’s world and apple of his eye, of Lynchburg, VA. He is also survived by a very special brother and sister-in-law, Barry and Belinda Lacy of Rustburg, father-in-law, James B. Mays of Madison Heights, sister-in-law, Peggy Simpson (Johnny) of Evington and special friends, Kirby Hood, of Lynchburg, Vinny and Susan Lipscomb of Madison Heights, Stan Bryant of Lynchburg and “Cornbread” Gillespie, three sisters, Dina Jordan of Hot Springs, VA, Donna Stone (Ken) of Altavista and Roma Dorn of Lynchburg and a very special and favorite dog, Precious Marie Simpson and nieces and nephews and lots of supporting neighbors and friends.
A memorial service will be held Friday, March 4, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at Diuguid Waterlick Chapel, 21914 Timberlake Road with Rev. Wayne Wingfield officiating. The family will receive friends immediately after the service at the funeral home.
Diuguid Waterlick Chapel, 237-2722, is serving the family. On-line condolences may be made at www.diuguidfuneralservice.com.
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