OBITUARY

Robert A. Simpson

March 18, 1964June 12, 2021

Robert A. Simpson, 57, of Loves Park, Illinois passed away on June 12, 2021 at OSF St. Anthony. Rob was born on March 18, 1964 in Rockford, Illinois to Jack and Patricia Simpson. He graduated from Rockford West High School in 1982 and went on to work at Mid-City Supply for 24 years. Rob was an avid baseball fan, his favorite team being the Cubs. Along with his love for baseball Rob enjoyed playing the similar sport of softball; he played many seasons in countless leagues and when he could not play anymore, he coached. Rob was also a fan of and helped with All Star Wrestling when he had time. Playing golf and going on trips to the casino were times that he cherished with all of his friends. After those trips or any busy day Rob would say “Bring on the buffet!”. Just like his dad, Rob was always telling jokes and making others laugh. Rob was a member of the LLL Club in Rockford.

Rob is survived by his mother, Patricia Simpson; brother, Ralph Simpson; nephew, Samuel; nieces, Kristina and Kathryn; aunts, Judy (Mike) Smith and Diane Simpson; uncles, Stanley (Becky Glover) Simpson and Carl (Mary Ellen) Simpson; many cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents; father, Jack Simpson; uncles Arthur and Tom Simpson.

Visitation will be held from 12:30pm until the time of Funeral Service at 3pm at Forest Hills Free Evangelical Church (5183 Pebble Creek Trail, Loves Park). Cremation will take place following the services.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Visitation

    Friday, June 18, 2021

  • Celebration of Life Funeral Service

    Friday, June 18, 2021

Memories

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Rich Veruchi

June 16, 2021

Rob was a friend of mine from the 3L. We exchanged many stories about golf and wrestling in our younger days. He was a kind soul that will be missed.

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