Richard E. Simpson

Richard E. Simpson

Born in Gallatin, TN on February 12, 1942

Departed on August 23, 2020 and resided in Portland, TN

Click on the links above for maps and directions. View current weather.

Richard E. Simpson, age 78 of Portland, TN, passed away August 23, 2020.  Mr. Simpson was born February 12, 1942 in Gallatin, TN.  He is preceded in death by his parents, H. B. and Edna Moody Simpson; brother, William Simpson and sister, Betty Coleman.  He is survived by his devoted wife of 53 years, Geneva Gregory Simpson; sons, Scott Simpson (Dana) and Mark Simpson (Frances); brothers, Glenn Simpson (Cathy), Larry Simpson and David Simpson; sisters, Carol Culbreath and Sue Dill; sister-in-law, Frances Dulworth Simpson; grandchildren, Zachary Simpson and Kaitlin Simpson; great grandchildren, Luke Hargis and Eli Simpson.

Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 26th from the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center.  Interment will follow in Sumner Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers.  Visitation will be Tuesday, August 25th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, August 26th from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.

Mr. Simpson served in the U. S. Navy.  He loved fishing, camping and spending time outdoors.  His special love was his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be submitted at alexandergallatin.com.  (615) 502-0011 Obit Line (615) 502-0555

14 Comments

  1. Kim Dennison August 24, 2020 at 11:25 pm - Reply

    Love you all!! So many memories of growing up includes Uncle Richard!!

  2. Emmett & Marie Morris August 25, 2020 at 12:22 am - Reply

    Sorry to hear of your loss, Glen. Know you’ll miss him.

  3. Gaye & Scotty Shoulders August 25, 2020 at 1:29 am - Reply

    Geneva, Scott and Mark,
    So sorry to hear about Richard, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  4. Faye Wilkerson August 25, 2020 at 1:36 am - Reply

    Our special Brother-in-law 53 years! We will miss you! We will met again one day!

  5. Brenda Swift August 25, 2020 at 3:11 am - Reply

    Prayers for all the Family,know he will be missed🙏❤️

  6. Phyllis Finn August 25, 2020 at 3:21 am - Reply

    RICHARD YOU WILL BE MISS THANK U FOR BEING A GREAT BROTHER IN LAW A LOVING HUSBAND TO MY SISTERAND A GREAT DADDY TO SCOTT AND MARK AND A WONDERFUL GRAND PA TO YOUR GRAND CHILDREN YOU WILL BE MISS BY SO MANY WE ALL WILL MEET AGAIN

  7. Ruth Wolfe Wright August 25, 2020 at 3:57 am - Reply

    Our deepest sympathy in the loss of Richard. He was a kind person and had many friends. He will be missed by all. May the Lord give you much strength and courage at this time. We have many good memories at the Family Unions. God Bless each of you. Much Love and Prayers. Ruth, Jay and Tracy Wright

  8. Tom Baader August 25, 2020 at 9:13 am - Reply

    Scott, Prayers for you and your family during this time.

  9. William Baader August 25, 2020 at 9:14 am - Reply

    Scott prayers for you and the family in this difficult time.

  10. Charlotte South August 25, 2020 at 3:47 pm - Reply

    I am sorry to hear about Richard. I worked with him at Imperial and Geneva at Unipres. I had the privilege of serving him and Geneva at Cigna-Livingwell. He was a very sweet and kind man and loved his family very much.

  11. Kenneth Durrett August 25, 2020 at 6:49 pm - Reply

    Prayers for family. He was a good Christian man! Love family.
    Kenny & Lenora

  12. Todd Calvert August 25, 2020 at 7:23 pm - Reply

    Geneva, Scott, & Mark – Praying for peace and comfort for you all. Love you all.

  13. Barbara A Jeter August 25, 2020 at 8:44 pm - Reply

    My condolences to the family. His sister Carol and I are good friends.

  14. Beverly August 28, 2020 at 8:46 pm - Reply

    Just still hard to believe. I never see him again. Richard was such a wonderful man. Strong Christian and family man. Prayers to all of you.

    Beverly

Leave A Comment