Marvin “Glenn” Simpson, 92, of Morristown passed away Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Grand Brook Memory Care of Fishers.
He was born August 1, 1928, in Williamstown, Kentucky, the son of Paul Conrad and Margaret Mae (Coleman) Simpson. On November 25, 1950, he married Dorothy E. Goble, and she preceded him in death on February 6, 2017. Glenn was a dedicated and loving husband to Dorothy for 66 years.
Glenn was a devoted father to his son, Ken A. Simpson and wife, Nancy, of Morristown; and daughters, Kay A. Vezina and Karla A. Simpson, both of Indianapolis. Also surviving are his brothers, Virgil Simpson and wife, Faye, of Florida, Charles Simpson of Georgia, David Simpson and wife, Joan, of Kentucky, Larry Simpson of Kentucky; sisters, Joyce Miller of Kentucky, and Marge Harris and husband, Doc, of Tennessee; granddaughters, Rachael Vezina and Natalie Vezina; sisters-in-law, Mary Alice Lenning and husband, Walt, Liza Goble, Lois Hermann, Glenna Simpson and Patty Simpson; brother-in-law, Larry Keene; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to Dorothy, Glenn was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Lee Roy Simpson, Paul C. Simpson Jr., Billy Simpson, Bobby Eugene Simpson, Freddy Simpson and Howard Simpson; and sisters, Mildred A. Long, Betty Goble and Rose Keene.
Glenn graduated from Williamstown High School in 1946.
He was a long-time member of the Morristown United Methodist Church.
Glenn was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in Germany, during the Korean War from 1950 to 1952.
He was a farmer. Glenn owned and operated Simpson Construction. He also worked as a project manager for a construction company in Indianapolis.
Glenn was also a member of the Morristown American Legion Post No. 102.
He enjoyed watching Cincinnati Reds baseball and Indiana University basketball. Glenn also enjoyed bowling in men’s and double leagues.
In consideration of the Covid-19 pandemic, a drive-by visitation will be held at the Simpson Farm, 8681 North 500 East, Morristown on Saturday, September 5, 2020 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Please begin lining up from Highway 52 proceeding South.
Private immediate family graveside services will be conducted at Hanover Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to attend virtually at https://www.facebook.com/freemanfamilyfuneralhomes at 3:45 p.m. Saturday, with Pastor David Simpson officiating. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the local military committee.
Services have been entrusted to Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 124 E. North St. in Morristown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Morristown United Methodist Church, 221 S. Washington St., Morristown, Indiana 46161.
Online condolences may be shared with Glenn’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.