Kilgroe Funeral Home

2219 - 2nd Ave North, Pell City, AL


Jerry Wayne Simpson

June 29, 1943June 20, 2020

Jerry “Doc” Wayne Simpson, 76, of Pell City, AL, passed away on June 20, 2020.

Jerry loved the great outdoors, and enjoyed fishing and gardening. A loving, devoted father and loyal friend, he will be deeply missed.

Jerry was a Calhoun county native. He attended Ohatchee High School, where he played football. He enjoyed a career with Southern Railway, and was a longtime member of Elks Lodge #189, where he assisted with many charitable functions.

He is preceded in death by parents Roy Action Simpson and Ethel Lee Christopher, sister Edna Simpson Aderholt, and brothers Nealy Simpson, Wallace Simpson, Herschell Simpson, and James Simpson. He is survived by his son Steven Dewayne Simpson and daughter Anita Simpson Spain (Andy).

A memorial service will be held at a later date at Ohatchee First Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Eastern Central Alabama United Cerebral Palsy.

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Chrissy Mullins Latta

June 27, 2020

I was so sorry to hear of this. I love you very much and think of you more often than you know. Please know that me and mom send all of our love and prayers for you at this time.

All my love,

Courtney Cook

June 24, 2020

Dearest Anita -
So sorry for your loss
Losing you Father , dear old Dad , is difficult
Prayers and thoughts with you & Andy ,

Jeff and Deborah Dickerson

June 22, 2020

Doc was an Awesome friend to our entire family. We loved him like he was family. We will miss him more than anyone can imagine. Jeff's trip to Chandler Mountain to pick to tomatoes, dove hunting, fishing, etc will be not be the same. So thankful for so many wonderful memories and wonderful times with him over the years. Go Rest High On That Mountain Doc. Stephen and Anita, we are so so sorry. Y'all will continue to be in our prayers. Love y'all. Jeff and Deborah