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Roy Edwin Simpson

Monroe, North Carolina

February 4, 1957 - May 13, 2024

Roy Edwin Simpson Obituary

Roy Edwin “Ed” Simpson, Jr., 67, passed away on May 13, 2024, while engaging in one of his favorite pastimes, playing tennis with friends. He was born in Catawba County, NC, the eldest son of the late Roy Edwin Simpson, Sr., and Mary Thompson Simpson, and grew up in Hickory, NC.


Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, on Friday, May 17, 2024, at Tirzah Presbyterian Church, 7507 Tirzah Church Road, Waxhaw, NC, 28173, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service at the church.


He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Susan Blythe Simpson, his daughter Courtney Taylor (Brody), and his younger brother, Michael Simpson.


Passionate about his dog Rosco, playing tennis with friends, and his alma mater the Clemson Tigers, Ed’s inimitable sense of humor and searing forehand will be missed by his fellow hackers at Westwood Swim and Tennis Club and Wake Forest Tennis Club.


After a long career with BB&T, Ed most recently served as Finance Manager at the Centers for Exceptional Children (CFEC) in Winston-Salem.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the CFEC, located at 2315 Coliseum Drive, Winston Salem, NC, 27106, or online here: https://thecfec.org/donate/.


Online condolences may be made at www.gordonfuneralservice.com


Gordon Funeral Service and Crematory, 1904 Lancaster Ave, Monroe, NC 28112 is honored to be entrusted to care for the Simpson Family.


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Roy Edwin Simpson hosted by Gordon Funeral Service and Crematory Inc.

Roy Edwin “Ed” Simpson, Jr., 67, passed away on May 13, 2024, while engaging in one of his favorite pastimes, playing tennis with friends. He was born in Catawba County, NC, the eldest son of the late Roy Edwin Simpson, Sr., and Mary Thompson Simpson, and grew up in Hickory, NC.


Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, on Friday, May 17, 2024, at Tirzah Presbyterian Church, 7507 Tirzah Church Road, Waxhaw, NC, 28173, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service at the church.


He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Susan Blythe Simpson, his daughter Courtney Taylor (Brody), and his younger brother, Michael Simpson.


Passionate about his dog Rosco, playing tennis with friends, and his alma mater the Clemson Tigers, Ed’s inimitable sense of humor and searing forehand will be missed by his fellow hackers at Westwood Swim and Tennis Club and Wake Forest Tennis Club.


After a long career with BB&T, Ed most recently served as Finance Manager at the Centers for Exceptional Children (CFEC) in Winston-Salem.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the CFEC, located at 2315 Coliseum Drive, Winston Salem, NC, 27106, or online here: https://thecfec.org/donate/.


Online condolences may be made at www.gordonfuneralservice.com


Gordon Funeral Service and Crematory, 1904 Lancaster Ave, Monroe, NC 28112 is honored to be entrusted to care for the Simpson Family.


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Roy Edwin Simpson hosted by Gordon Funeral Service and Crematory Inc.

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