Clint “ Poppa” Simpson, 73, born February 15,1947, in New Jersey City, N.J., passed away at his home in Spring City, surround by family on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.

Clint worked in the department of corrections in Palatka, Fla., for 12 years, he enjoyed working on cars, woodworking, enjoyed his KOI ponds, and building custom computers.

He is survived by his brothers, Michael Simpson (David Stebbins) and Barry Simpson; sister, Debbie Currere; daughters, Shari (Arnold)Woody, Shreen (Courtney) Richardson-Loring and Skie (James) Boswell; eight grandkids; and three great-grandkids.

There will be no services at this time, but there will be a Celebration of his Life at a future date.

Share a memory of Clint and/or personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial webpage and guestbook at

Companion Funeral Home of Athens, Tenn., is honored to assist his family with these arrangements.