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James Daniel Simpson

Services for Mr. James Daniel Simpson of Brookhaven, Mississippi, is 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at Riverwood Family in Brookhaven with burial at Riverwood Memorial Park.

Visitation is from 4:30 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, at Riverwood.

Mr. James Daniel Simpson, 71, went to be with his Lord on Jan. 6, 2020, at his residence.

He was born on July 25, 1948, in Peyton, Mississippi.

Mr. Simpson was an electrician and was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church.

He was also a member of the Brookhaven Exchange Club, Brookhaven Masonic Lodge, Wahabi Temple of the Shrine and Eastern Star. He loved woodworking and spending time with his grandson.

Preceding him in death were his father, Jesse Simpson; daughter, Sandy Simpson; sisters, Carolyn Turnage and Jenny Simpson, and brother, Jesse Raymond Simpson.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 51 plus years, Ruby Moore Simpson; mother, Mary Ruth Landrum Russum; daughter, Amy Simpson Heard and husband, Jaymie; brother, Pete Simpson, and one grandson, Jackson Heard “PawPaw’s Lil Man.”

He is also survived by nephew and woodworking buddy, Jimmy Moore and wife, Tasha,; nephews, Bobby Moore, George O’Neil, Tim Moore, Frankie Turnage, David Simpson and Raymond Simpson; and nieces, Bonnie Broughton, Eloise Lowery, Michelle Moore, Cindy Goff and Linda Simpson.

The family would like to thank the ER and third-floor staff at King’s Daughters Medical Center, along with many other departments in the hospital. They would also like to thank the staff of the Deaconess Home Health and Hospice Agency. Each one of you touched our lives during this time and made the journey much easier. Thank you so much for your love, compassion and prayers

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.