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Richard E. Simpson

October 28, 1944 December 26, 2021
Richard E. Simpson
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Obituary for Richard E. Simpson

Richard E. Simpson, 77, of Gettysburg, PA passed away peacefully Sunday, December 26, 2021 at his home.

Born October 28, 1944 in Gettysburg he was the son of the late Ralph and Laura Simpson. He was the husband of Carol Keys Simpson, of Gettysburg, PA to whom he was married to for 23 years.

Mr. Simpson was a lifelong member of Gettysburg Church of the Brethren where he served in many capacities, including singing in the choir. He was a 1962 graduate of Gettysburg High School. He worked as a self-employed contractor for most of his life until retiring several years ago. He enjoyed fishing, boating, and hunting, as well as, watching the New York Yankees and old westerns, but he especially loved watching his grandchildren play sports.

In addition to his wife Carol, Richard is survived by his step-daughter, Stacey Keys and her husband Eric Richardson, his two step-sons, Jimmy Keys and his wife Deb, Brian Keys and his wife Jill, son Eric Simpson and his wife Maureen, his two daughters, Dana Davis and Elizabeth Simpson, 10 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, his brother, Dean Simpson and his wife Colleen, his two sisters, Rita Hanle, June Maring, and last but not least his beloved dog, King.

A memorial service for Richard will be held at 1:00 PM, Friday, January 21, 2022 at Gettysburg Church of the Brethren, 1710 Biglerville Rd., Gettysburg with Pastor Ed Robbins officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until the time of the service on the 21st at the church. The Monahan Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements and online condolences may be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Gettysburg Church of the Brethren, 1710 Biglerville Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325.

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Visitation

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21

Jan

12:00 PM 1/21/2022 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 1/21/2022 1:00:00 PM
Gettysburg Church of the Brethren

1710 Biglerville Road
Gettyburg , PA 17325

Gettysburg Church of the Brethren
1710 Biglerville Road Gettyburg 17325 PA
United States

Service

Friday

21

Jan

1:00 PM 1/21/2022 1:00:00 PM
Gettysburg Church of the Brethren

1710 Biglerville Road
Gettyburg , PA 17325

Gettysburg Church of the Brethren
1710 Biglerville Road Gettyburg 17325 PA
United States
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