John Richard Simpson

July 13, 1941 ~ March 8, 2018 (age 76)




It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of John Richard Simpson age 76 of Beachburg Ontario, on Thursday March 8, 2018 surrounded by the love of his family. Formerly of Toronto, Rick was the only son of Stanley and Lillian (Richardson) Simpson of Toronto. Beloved husband of Linda Simpson nee Clarke for nearly 48 years. Cherished and much loved father to Debra (Steve Robinson), Kelly Shepherd, Greg Simpson all of London Ontario. Bradley Simpson (Lianne Peticco), Valerie McHugh of Burlington Ontario, Kimberly Simpson (Rich Russell ) of Carp Ontario . Also survived by 10 grandchildren Derek (Amy), Meghan (David), Courtney, Crystal, Eric, Amelia, Brendon, Holly, Liam, Maia and 6 great-grandchildren Westin, Aria, Jameson, Thomas, Connor, Benjamin and 1 sister Suzie (Joe Kegel) of Minden Ontario and several nieces and nephews. Rick moved to the Ottawa Valley in 1972 and immediately fell in love with all that it had to offer. He spent many hours exploring the country roads and cherished the peace and beauty he found along the way.   Friends may call at the Fraser-Morris and Heubner Funeral Home Cobden,  Monday March 12, 2018 from 7 – 9pm and  Tuesday from 2 - 4pm.  A private memorial will follow.

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