Monday, February 4, 2013

Mark E. Simpson (February 2, 2013)

Mark E. Simpson, age 59 of Arcanum, Ohio passed away at 5:05 A.M. Saturday February 2, 2013 at his residence in Arcanum. Mark was born December 17, 1953 in Darke County, Ohio and the son of the late Eugene &Catherine (Sell) Simpson.

He retired in 2006 from Fram Corporation of Greenville. Mark was a Lieutenant in the Arcanum Fire Department and prior to that had served with the New Madison Fire Department. He also had played softball for many years.

He is survived by his wife Lisa K. (Brandon) Simpson of Arcanum. They were married June 20, 1986. Also sons Trent Baker & Kolby Baker; daughter Catherine Simpson; step son Kevin Dearth; grandchildren Lorrie Baker & Bryson Baker; brothers Donald Simpson, Ronald Wilson, Wes (Twila) Simpson & Jesse Simpson and sisters Sue (Richard) Frankman & Marla Simpson as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday February 8, 2013 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Grenville, Ohio with Pastor Matt O’Shell officiating. Burial will follow in the Abbottsville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 3:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Arcanum Fire Department of the Darke County Cancer Association.

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