John Evin Simpson

December 17, 1943April 8, 2019

John Evin Simpson, age 75, of Marietta, GA passed away on Monday, April 8, 2019. He was born on December 17, 1943 in Sallis, MS.

John Simpson worked as a CFO for a Fortune 500 company, which he retired from. After retirement, he opened a landscaping company with his son, Buddy. John enjoyed watching westerns, golfing and traveling, especially going on cruises with his family. He was also an avid reader and history buff and had a great interest and knowledge in politics. Mr. Simpson was a family man. He enjoyed spending time with his family and was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend.

John will be reunited with his parents, Bailey and Olivia Simpson; brother, Charles Simpson; sister, Nancy Umphers and her husband RC; and grandson, Brody James. He leaves to cherish in his memory, wife of 52 years, Frances Simpson; sons, Buddy Simpson and his wife Becky; Johnny Simpson and his wife Nikki; grandchildren, Reagan and Olivia; sister, Shirley Burroff and her husband Neal; sister-in-law, Kay Simpson; several nieces and nephews; and fur baby, Lucky Simpson.

The family of John Simpson will receive friends for a visitation on Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 5PM to 8PM at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 11AM in the chapel of Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home. John Simpson will then go to his final resting place at Pine Ridge Memorial Park.

The arrangements for John Evin Simpson has been entrusted into the care of Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home, 2950 Cobb Pkwy NW, Kennesaw, GA 30152, 770-422-7299.


  • Visitation Thursday, April 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, April 12, 2019
  • Burial Friday, April 12, 2019

John Evin Simpson

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Marcella Myers

April 17, 2019

Hi Frances.... Janice told me about John.... i am so sorry for your loss.... I know you are probably feeling lost.
I am glad you are OK and you have your family to support each other... after losing Keith and Aaron i live day to day
and try to be happy... Life is so short we have to enjoy every minute of it..
Love, Marcella