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Official Obituary of

Kenneth R. "Bob" Simpson

March 8, 1943 ~ March 10, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Kenneth R. "Bob" Simpson Obituary

Kenneth R.  “Bob” Simpson, 81, of Wintersville, Ohio, went to be with our Lord on Sunday, March 10, 2024 at Trinity West after a short illness. He was born in Martins Ferry, Ohio on March 8, 1943 a son of the late Kenneth & Evelyn Adams Simpson. Bob graduated as valedictorian of the class of 1961 from Warren Consolidated High School.  He began working for Hart’s Department Store in 1964 and retired from Big Bear Plus as store director after 33 years of service. Bob then worked for ADP, Pittsburgh, PA from 1999 until 2010. Bob attended Blessed Sacrament Church, where he was a member of the Pierogi Crew and Boccie League.

Bob was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law Candace Simpson and sister Karen Howell.

Bob is survived by his wife and high school sweetheart Jeanne C. Holzopfel Simpson, whom he married on November 16, 1963; son Robert of Mingo Junction; daughter Tracy of Wintersville; brother David of Martins Ferry; sister Sandra Hostetler of Mt. Pleasant; granddaughters Kalynne Simpson & Krysten (Shawn) Karnich; great grandson Brayden Leroy, who was his little helper and whose baseball and football games he loved attending to cheer him on; best friends Gerald & Linda Vogt of Mingo Junction; many close nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville on Thursday 4 – 7 p.m.; where services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday with Rev Michael Gossett officiating. Burial at Fort Steuben.

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