Gary Simpson


Gary Wayne Simpson, age 89 of Fairfield, died May 6, 2020, at Fairfield Emergency Room in Fairfield.  He was born November 5, 1930 in Ottumwa to Ronald and Claudine (McCordell) Simpson.  He married Maxine Mae Carriker on January 26, 1978 and she died October 18, 2002.

Graveside Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 11, 2020, at Evergreen Cemetery with words of comfort by family.    In-lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to VFW with cards and memorials mailed to Max Simpson, 429 North Pocahontas Street, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501.

Gary was an avid pool player, golfer and hunter.  He worked for Morrell, Hormel and Cargill until his retirement.  He belonged to the Eagles Club and V.F.W.  

Gary is survived one daughter, Debra Morris; two sons, Kevin and Max; three step children, Christine, Monte and Rusty; and several Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ronald and Claudine Simpson; brother, Dave; and sister, Bonny; two wives, Eva Jean and Maxine.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at

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