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Nelson R. Simpson

Nelson Ray Simpson, 81, of Camargo passed away on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022, surrounded by loved ones in the same home where he was born, in to his parents, Manual and Opal (Roderick) Simpson.  He married Nancy Kappes on July 25, 1964, in Tuscola, IL.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Nancy Simpson; three children, Melissa (Ken) Duszynski, Douglas (Janan) Simpson, and Matthew (Amy) Simpson; eight grandchildren, Courtney (Jess) Kopp, Samantha (Andrew) Lottinville, Derek Simpson, Olivia Simpson, Zoe Simpson, Zachary Simpson, Darin Simpson, Danielle (Cameron) Rucker; two great-grandchildren, Warren Rucker and Bentley Lottinville; and three siblings, Mert (Elrah) Easton, Evelyn Hutchinson, and Eugene (Pam) Simpson. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and a great-grandson Kaiden Simpson.

A visitation will be held from 10 – 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 3, 2022, at the Joines Funeral Home (Villa Grove).  A funeral service will immediately follow with Mr. Ted Shearer officiating, and military rites will be conducted. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Camargo Countryside Fire Protection District, Villa Grove FFA, or Sarah Bush Lincoln Land Hospice.  

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