William Michael “Mike” Simpson

William Michael “Mike” Simpson, 54, passed away Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 at his residence.

A lifetime resident of this area, Mike worked at La-Z-Boy for several years, before becoming a full-time logger and hauler of mountain stone. He enjoyed restoring antique tractors and loved to fish. Mike was of the Protestant faith.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Wayne Simpson; his sister Flora Ann “Sissy” Simpson; and his brother, Barry Simpson.

Survivors include his children, Holly Zimmerle, of Evensville, and Mitchell (Heather) Simpson, of Grandview; mother, Betty Simpson, of Grandview; father, Donald (Leila) Simpson, of Grandview; wife, Jacqueline “Jackie” Simpson, of Anderson, Ind.; brother; Tommy (Diane) Simpson; of Grandview; sister, Robin (Rick) Barcus, of Jamestown, Ohio; three grandchildren, Christopher (Whitney) Peak and Dustin and Justin Rogers; great-grandchild, Braylon Peak; and nieces; Susan and Stacie Barcus.

The family will receive friends Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Vaughn Funeral Home. Memorial services will be announced at a later date.

Vaughn Funeral Home in Spring City is in charge of arrangements. Visit www.vaughn-funeral-home.com to share memories and condolences with the family.