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Thomas Willis Simpson

July 28, 1941October 17, 2020

Tom Simpson, a retired brick mason and long-time resident of Montevallo, AL passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, October 17, 2020, at the age of 79.

Tom is survived by three daughters: Tammy Frost, Dana Byrnside, and Sherri Magness; Son-in-Law: John Magness; five grandchildren: Jessica (Cameron), Amber (Michael), Johnna (Michael), Hannah (Dustin), and Shawn; four great-grandchildren: Nick, Madeline, Rowan, and Ivy; one brother: Henry Simpson (Vicki); one sister: Jeri Harris (Mike); one brother-in-law: John Rainey; and a multitude of nieces, nephews, and cousins. He is predeceased by his wife, Mary; parents, Wilson and Vincy Simpson; sister-in-law, Pat Rainey; grandson, L J Byrnside; and great-granddaughter, Rose Johnson.

Tom was born in Farmerville, La on July 28, 1941, to Wilson and Vincy Simpson. He lived and worked in Farmerville as a brick mason until 1988 when he and his family relocated to Alabama where they still reside. On June 9, 1962, he married his sweetheart, Mary. In 1965, 1967, and 1970 respectively, they welcomed three daughters. His wife and daughters were the most important part of his life.

He was a devoted husband and father and loved the outdoors. He enjoyed deer hunting, gardening, tending to his outdoor plants, and just being outside in general. He also enjoyed traveling across the country in his younger years. He was skilled at many things and enjoyed helping out others if it was in his power to do so. Tom, at one point, was a licensed minister in his early adulthood and remained involved with the church through much of his life. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him.

Visitation will be held on Monday, October 19, 2020, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Rocko Funeral Home in Montevallo, AL.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at 10:00 am at Enon Baptist Church in Montevallo with burial to follow at Enon Cemetery.

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