Willie Roe Simpson, 87, of Tull passed away on July 6, with his family by his side.
Roe was born April 3, 1925, to the late Robert and Bessie Simpson in McRae. He enjoyed fox and deer hunting, fishing and dancing. Roe retired after many years from Kruse Meat Market.
Roe was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife of 46 years, Jaunita Simpson; one grandson, Robert Wayne Simpson Jr.; one granddaughter, Erin Michelle Merritt; two sisters and two brothers.
He is survived by six sons, James Simpson and wife Jo Anna, Oneal Simpson and wife Irene, Robert Simpson, Billy Simpson and wife Nancy, Ronnie Simpson and wife Judy and Terry Simpson and wife Brenda; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; three sisters, Jeraldine, Betty Kate and Dixie; and a many nieces, nephews and friends who all loved him and will miss him dearly.
A celebration of Roe’s life will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, at Dial and Dudley Funeral Home in Bryant.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Forest Hills Memorial Park.
Online guestbook: www.dialanddudleyfuneralhome.com .