Robert Simpson

Robert Simpson Robert Earl Simpson, 84, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 at his residence. He was a Deacon and member of New Liberty Baptist Church, a member of the Quipman Masonic Lodge #106 and worked at Goodman Hyde & Leather Co. for many years. He also was the owner of B.J.'s Knives in Ringgold, Ga., and was a sales representative for Frost Cutlery Co. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Katherine Beene Simpson; grandson, Robert Earl Simpson; parents, Earl T. and Virgie Brown Simpson. Surviving relatives; sons, Rodney (Patsy) Simpson, of Graysville, Ga., Gerald (Marlene) Simpson, of Chattanooga, Tenn., Edwin Simpson, of Graysville, Ga.; 5 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 14, 2014 at New Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. Danny Henson, officiating. The interment will follow in New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery. Visit to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society 6221 Shallowford Rd Chattanooga, TN 37421. Special thanks to Carol Hughes and Kimberly White for all their care. The body will lie in state one hour prior to service time at the church. The family will receive friends 4-8 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home 7454 E. Brainerd Rd.

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