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Robert L. Simpson

October 30, 1931 - November 7, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: November 24, 2018

Robert L Simpson, 87, of Belleville, Illinois, born Friday, October 30, 1931, in East St. Louis, IL, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at his daughter’s residence surrounded by his family.

Bob retired as a U.S. Deputy Marshal in 1988 and worked for the East St. Louis Police Department for 8 years. He was a member of the Illinois Police Association and Retired Marshal’s Association . He was a U.S. Marine, Korean War veteran.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Wife: Myrna, nee Heins, Simpson
  • Father: David B. Simpson
  • Mother: Lillian, nee Anderson, Carneal
  • Son-in-Law: Rick Stone

Surviving are his:

  • 3 Children
    • Sandra (Rick) Scaiefe of Belleville, IL
    • Nancy Stone of Smithton, IL
    • Robert (Janell) Simpson of Makanda, IL
  • Sweetheart of 12 years: Norma “Nonnie” Cotton and her family
  • 14 Grandchildren
    • Terri (Matt) Marino
    • Becky (John) Gardner
    • Brian (Carlin) Lewis
    • Brad (Jamie) Lewis
    • John (Kelli) Scaiefe
    • Sara (Nick) Correnti
    • Kelsi Scaiefe
    • Bobby Ludgate
    • Katie (Chris) Keck
    • Matt (Meagan) Ludgate
    • Michael (Brooke) Ludgate
    • Ben Simpson
    • Meredith (Adam) Jones
    • Samantha (Max) Reh
  • 22 Great-grandchildren

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the PSOP or Family Hospice.

Visitation:  Visitation from 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the funeral home. Private interment at Green Mount Protestant Cemetery, Belleville, Illinois.